Protect Your Employees With Fire Door Safety
Health and safety is a vast area of workplace compliance, as it covers everything from First Aid and risk assessments to the avoiding of slips, trips and falls. However, one of the most crucial components of workplace health and safety is preventing fires and knowing what to do if one starts on your premises.
Whilst fire extinguishers are of course essential, fire doors play a core role in containing blazes and helping staff to exit the building safely. If you’re looking for fire door safety solutions, Intertech Contracts is fully accredited under the BM TRADA Q-Mark scheme for fire door installation and fire door maintenance.
How do fire doors work?
Fire doors are cleverly designed, as their structures are fitted with intumescent strips that automatically expand when they reach a certain temperature. This causes the strip to seal the gap between the door and the frame, which stops smoke from entering additional spaces. Meanwhile, a fire door’s thick and dense structure holds back fire more than a regular door.
Why are fire doors so important?
Fire doors should be installed in suitable locations throughout your offices, commercial unit or industrial site. Below are five key reasons why your business needs modern and reliable fire doors:
Qualified fire door safety service
If you require fire door installation, Intertech Contracts is ready to carry out a site survey, determine where they should be placed, and fit them quickly and affordably. Our fire safety experts can also provide ongoing maintenance, which includes regular inspections to ensure that your fire doors remain safe and effective.
By booking regular inspections, you also gain the peace of mind that your fire doors are compliant with British Standards and the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO). Each inspection is followed up with a detailed report that either gives the thumbs up or outlines any issues, which is complemented by a competitive quote for repairs.
Get in touch
Whether it’s installations, inspections or maintenance, Intertech Contracts is here to deliver a first-rate fire door safety service. To find out more, contact Wayne Tompkins at [email protected] or call 01482 222498.
Working on numerous buildings as part of the programme, we applied a tape jointing system followed by an entirely decorative finish, including emulsion to walls and gloss to woodwork. In addition, our experienced team of joiners also installed and certified the fire doors throughout the building.
Fire doors are required in every building except the inside of people’s private accommodations according to the requirements of the relevant national fire safety regulations. It is crucial that fire doors are installed correctly by approved and certified fire installers, and an ongoing maintenance schedule is in place.