When it comes to protecting your premises and the occupants within it, your fire doors must be kept to a high standard. Wear and tear can render a fire door unfit for purpose – which could mean you are breaking the law.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order (RRO) states that a “suitable maintenance regime must be in place ensuring that all relevant equipment is in an efficient state, including fire doors.” As a building owner or manager, the onus is on you and you alone to ensure your fire doors are kept to a high standard.
Fit Yeoman Shield fire rated door edge protectors, which safeguard your fire doors from everyday damage and prevent the exact wear and tear that renders fire doors unlawful. Yeoman Shield fire rated door protection products DO NOT affect fire integrity – but they do help keep the door in good condition, which prevents the spread of smoke and flame in the event of a fire.
Are you taking note of the condition of your fire doors? Typical signs of damage that render your fire doors unsuitable include:
Remember: the onus is on you. Protect your fire doors now or risk the consequences.
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