Wood Talks: Specifying fire doors? How safe are yours?


A technical briefing by the British Woodworking Federation providing practical guidance on the specification and use of fire doors.

The seminar will focus on many of the concerns associated with the specification and use of fire doors, particularly in light of the RRO (Regulatory Reform Order) and will highlight some of the fire safety issues often encountered.

Mike Burroughs, Fire Protection & Investigation, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
Graham Fieldhouse, Brent Housing Partnership
John Fletcher, British Woodworking Federation

The BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme is celebrating its 15th year and was established by a group of prime fire door manufacturers aiming to increase the standard of fire doors across the supply chain. The scheme now also counts among its members the leaders in converting fire doors, ironmongery, intumescent seals and glazing systems, merchants and installers.

With more than 200 members, the scheme represents the supply chain for over 75% of the fire doors sold in the UK and has been responsible for the accreditation of some 30 million or more fire doors since its start.

Who should attend? Architects, specifiers, developers, building owners and managers, builders merchants, fire door manufacturers and suppliers.

Free to attend. Booking essential.