There is nothing more important than ensuring people are safe in their homes or work place. Building owners and property managers should ensure that products being used in their buildings meet the required standards.
Leyland Forrest carry out comprehensive surveys and produce easy to read reports. Providing photographic evidence, location and defect information. Inspections typically include all fire doors that provide compartmentation within a building. It is essential to determine compliance with current legislation and government guidance – BS 9999: 2008 Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings.
Where fire doors fail to meet required standards, we will highlight any deficiencies and provide a competitive quote to carry out all necessary remedial works.
On completion of any remedial works, each door will be certified, and an identifying label attached stating date, installer and recommended date of re-inspection.
All the information is recorded in a full before and after report.
Along with the report, the client will receive a list of materials used and copies of all relevant test evidence for their records. This will help the Responsible person meet their obligations under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which replaces most fire safety legislation with one simple order. It means that any person who has some level of control in premises must take reasonable steps to reduce the risk from fire and make sure people can safely escape if there is a fire.
Required Elements of a Certified Fire Door
- Fire Door Keep Shut Sign
- Fire Rated Hinges
- Intumenscent Fire & Smoke Seal
- Intumescent Lock Jacket