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Fire safety breaches result in large fines and jail sentences

Fire safety breaches result in large fines and jail sentences

There has been a large number of legal cases recently which highlight the ongoing problems that stem from failure to meet fire safety regulations.

Fire door diploma educates university carpentry team

Fire door diploma educates university carpentry team

Portsmouth University's carpentry team has signed up to the FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors to prove their expertise.

Fire door safety concerns raised in Parliamentary debate

Fire door safety concerns raised in Parliamentary debate

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) campaign to improve fire door safety in buildings, Fire Door Safety Week, received further support in Parliament yesterday (3 March 2015) in a Westminster Hall debate prompted by the tragic death of young architect Sophie Rosser in 2012.

Fire door advice from Staffordshire FRS

Fire door advice from Staffordshire FRS

Paul Shaw, Technical Fire Safety and Fire Investigation Lead at Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service tackles misapprehensions regarding the installation, maintenance and inspection of fire doors.

FDIS Qualifications Meet Requirements for Specialist In-House Expertise

FDIS Qualifications Meet Requirements for Specialist In-House Expertise

Offering services for users with varied levels of physical and mental disabilities presents a range of challenges in fire safety management.

UK fire doors are not up to the job according to FDIS research

UK fire doors are not up to the job according to FDIS research

FDIS analysis of fire door faults makes for disturbing reading