A UK poll conducted by IronmongeryDirect, the UK's largest supplier of ironmongery to the trade, has shown a lack of awareness of the essential role of fire doors, which are a legal requirement in all commercial, public and multi-occupancy buildings.
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50% of those surveyed say they have seen a fire door propped open
would prop a fire door open to let in fresh air or give easier access.
they wouldn’t know who to contact if they noticed a problem with a fire door.
don't feel confident in advising customers on fire door safety.
of tradespeople have seen an increase in demand for fire safety products.
Use our free simplified checklist to make sure your customers’ fire door hardware is compliant. Please refer to Document B of The Building Regulations 2010 (Fire Safety) for the full regulations.