Fire Door Inspections and Reporting

All our fire door inspection team have undergone study and training and are FDIS Fully Certified Inspectors.

Fire Doors are a critical component of a health and safety strategy for any purpose buildings to prevent, contain and minimise the damage to a property or its occupants in the event of a fire. Frequent testing of this important fire safety mechanism is integral to comply with current legislation and keeping the property and its people safe.

Fire Doors are an integral part of health and safety in the built environment. Either residential or commercial, legislation stipulates that the building owner is responsible for the health and safety of all those who enter a building. Furthermore, it is a requirement that fire doors are not only inspected and tested every 6 months but that there is an accredited document to prove that they are in correct working order and operate within the current safety guidelines. Insurance providers are more frequently requesting evidence of regular testing to ensure compliance before approving or declining a policy. Health and Safety inspectors, particularly Fire Officers, are conducting more frequent checks on all aspects of safety in a building with a noticeable increase in the observation of non-compliant fire doors in recent years.

With a team of skilled engineers, your property is in safe hands with VSS Ireland. Each door onsite will be inspected thoroughly with a thorough inspection report issued to you after the service detailing the findings on each door tested including details of wear and tear, recommended maintenance required and proposed retesting dates.

The inspection entails the following:

  • Door Structure
  • Door Leaf
  • Hinges
  • Gaps around the door and threshold
  • Door close (on self-closing systems)
  • Locks, Handles, Leavers, Open
  • Hold Mechanisms
  • Glazing
  • Intumescent door strips
  • Smoke Seals
  • Safety Signage

Should you have any queries or would like to enquire about the inspection of your Fire Doors, please contact us today on 0818 919 345 or email service@breathevss.ie.

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