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Tag Archives: Fire Door Safety Week

Research reveals 72% of flat tenants would ignore guidance to ‘stay put’ in a fire

Almost three quarters (72%) of flat tenants would ignore guidance to ‘stay put’ if there was a fire in their building, according to research released during Fire Door Safety Week (24-30th September 2018).

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Poll reveals 50% of tradespeople don’t feel confident advising customers on fire door safety despite Grenfell tragedy

An online poll has revealed that 50% of tradespeople don’t feel confident in advising customers on fire door safety, despite the Grenfell tower tragedy last summer.

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British Woodworking Federation and BRE join forces to raise awareness of importance of fire doors

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and BRE (the Building Research Establishment) have joined forces to raise awareness of the importance of fire doors and to help advance standards in their design, manufacture and installation.

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Fire Door Safety Week research reveals lack of basic safety measures and tenants unsure of what to do in a blaze  

Tenants still feel in the dark, three months on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, when it comes to fire safety, according to new research.

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Support growing for Fire Door Safety Week as fire safety tops the agenda in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Support for next week’s Fire Door Safety Week campaign is continuing to grow as fire safety tops the agenda for many in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Set up five years ago by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), the campaign, which runs from 25 September to 1 October 2017, now attracts more than 175 supporting organisations and last year ...

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Fire Door Safety Week

Fire Door Safety Week aims to raise awareness of the critical role of fire doors, highlighting issues such as poor installation and maintenance; encourage people to check the operation and condition of fire doors and to educate people about the correct specification, supply, installation, operation, inspection and maintenance of fire doors.

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Grenfell Tower disaster sparks fresh call for register of Responsible Persons from Fire Door Safety Week campaigners

Campaigners have renewed their call for a publicly available national register of Responsible Persons for fire safety in rented accommodation, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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