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Bite size fire door training launched

Bite size fire door training launched

In response to the increasing demand for training to increase knowledge about the legal and practical issues relating to fire doors, the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) has introduced a half day course for fire door installers, joiners and maintenance teams.

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FDIS and BWF-Certifire support Fire Kills campaign

FDIS and BWF-Certifire support Fire Kills campaign

Following the success of Fire Door Safety Week, BWF-Certifire and the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) are supporting this year’s Fire Kills campaign.

Major facilities management firm enrols staff onto FDIS diploma programme

Major facilities management firm enrols staff onto FDIS diploma programme

FDIS diploma candidates now number more than 1,000, thanks to a recent mass enrolment from a leading facilities management firm.

Fire Door Safety Week 2016 has biggest impact to date

Fire Door Safety Week 2016 has biggest impact to date

This year’s Fire Door Safety Week was the most successful to date, with supporters up by more than a third on 2015 and almost 300% higher than when the campaign first began in 2013.

Life-threatening fire door faults uncovered by FDIS inspectors

Life-threatening fire door faults uncovered by FDIS inspectors

A new infographic produced by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) warns landlords, building owners and tenants of life-threatening fire door faults.

1,000 FDIS diploma candidates and counting!

1,000 FDIS diploma candidates and counting!

It’s full steam ahead on the FDIS diploma programme, as candidate sign-ups hurtle towards the 1,000 mark.

Fire Door Safety Week 2016 is just around the corner

Fire Door Safety Week 2016 is just around the corner

This year’s Fire Door Safety Week promises to educate, excite, surprise and shock in equal measure.

Class of 2012 FDIS Certificated Inspectors get reassessed

Class of 2012 FDIS Certificated Inspectors get reassessed

It’s been nearly four years since FDIS launched its online training programme. We caught up with the first FDIS Certificated Inspectors as they complete their reassessment.

A 17th century fire door inspector?

A 17th century fire door inspector?

On 2 September 1666, the Great Fire of London ripped through the city’s streets. Fire doors hadn’t been invented yet. But was there a budding fire door inspector looking on?

#ClickItKickIt campaign has fire door wedges trembling with fear

#ClickItKickIt campaign has fire door wedges trembling with fear

The #ClickItKickIt campaign, which has been set up by BWF-Certifire, is encouraging people to stop the practice of wedging open fire doors.

Theodore Firedoor uncovers yet more shocking fire door fails

Theodore Firedoor uncovers yet more shocking fire door fails

Our man on the street is hunting down the UK’s worst and most dangerous fire doors – ready to name and shame them across social media.

Social Housing provider fined £40k for fire safety breaches

Social Housing provider fined £40k for fire safety breaches

Inside Housing recently reported that Lewisham Homes has been fined £40,000 for failing to install secure fire doors and carry out regular risk assessments before a fire that caused the deaths of two women.

Enhanced prestige with the FDIS Diploma

Enhanced prestige with the FDIS Diploma

Prestige Fire Door Services provides a range of support services from manufacture, supply and installation through to assessments and maintenance.

FDIS opens the door to new opportunities for GEZE

FDIS opens the door to new opportunities for GEZE

GEZE is well-known around the world for its door closers and automatic door systems with products that combine architectural elegance with efficiency and reliability.

FDIS reveals million pound problem

FDIS reveals million pound problem

Fines for faulty fire doors have reached almost £1million already this year, according to new research by FDIS.

Fire door safety campaign packs a punch again this year

Fire door safety campaign packs a punch again this year

First findings from Fire Door Safety Week 2015 show a great deal has been achieved, with more to do next year.

Fire Doors in Social Housing

Fire Doors in Social Housing

Fire doors are critical in saving lives and protecting property in social housing says Richard Egle, DipFD, Project Officer at Saffron Housing

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

An alternative take on fire door management by FDIS by general manager Kevin Hulin

Qualified Inspector helps FM company to improve health of fire door management

Qualified Inspector helps FM company to improve health of fire door management

ISS Facility Services, Healthcare provides facility services to the public healthcare sector in the UK and is part of the ISS Group, one of the world's largest fm companies.

Fire Door Inspection Scheme recruits fire safety lifer

Fire Door Inspection Scheme recruits fire safety lifer

Kevin Hulin, a fire safety specialist who has been involved in the industry throughout his career, has been appointed as the new manager of the Fire Door Inspection Scheme.

Fire Doors are more than just doors and fitting them requires specialist skills

Fire Doors are more than just doors and fitting them requires specialist skills

FDIS general manager issues a warning to construction constractors about incorrectly installed fire doors

FDIS helps to plug fire door skills gap

FDIS helps to plug fire door skills gap

FDIS is helping property managers find competent people to manage their fire door responsibilities

Housing association improves tenant safety with FDIS

Housing association improves tenant safety with FDIS

Wales and West Housing (WWH) manages more than 9,000 high quality, affordable homes in 12 local authorities across Wales.

Brighton Seminar - Fire Doors & The Law

Brighton Seminar - Fire Doors & The Law

We're teaming up with East Sussex FRS to help property managers understand their responsibilities

Third year report on fire door safety warns of ‘sleepwalking into danger

Third year report on fire door safety warns of ‘sleepwalking into danger

Despite a new heightened awareness of fire door safety many organisations are still sleepwalking into danger, according to the country’s most experienced certificated fire door inspector.

Helping you to find qualified fire door inspectors

Helping you to find qualified fire door inspectors

We've developed a new web based service to help property managers find Certificated Fire Door Inspectors to meet their requirements.

Check out your fire door responsibilities at free seminars

Check out your fire door responsibilities at free seminars

Following our recent highly successful "Fire Doors & The Law" seminar that we organised with the support of Dorset Fire & Rescue Service we are working on similar events around the UK.

Fire Doors play their part to hold back fire in school’s creative arts block

Fire Doors play their part to hold back fire in school’s creative arts block

It is rare that, other than in test conditions, the vital role that fire doors play in protecting lives and property is seen firsthand.

No time for fire door training?

No time for fire door training?

All of our working lives seem to get busier and busier and we understand that it can be difficult to squeeze even the most vital training into your day.

All trained up and nowhere to go?

All trained up and nowhere to go?

Once you’ve passed the FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors, the next step is to set out on the path to become a Certificated Fire Door Inspector.

IFE recognition marks a major step forward for fire door education

IFE recognition marks a major step forward for fire door education

The Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) Diploma in Fire Doors is now recognised by the Institution of Fire Engineers after rigorous assessment of the online education programme.

FDIS Diploma provides excellent education for housing association

FDIS Diploma provides excellent education for housing association

Places for People is one of the largest property management, development and regeneration companies in the UK and is responsible for some 148,000 homes. The safety of the 6,700 people for whom it provides care and support and its more than 5,000 employees is vital both morally and legally under the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order or RRO.....

Frances the Firefly helps with FDSW

Frances the Firefly helps with FDSW

Strongly supported by the Fire Minister, Penny Mordaunt MP, and the Government’s Fire Kills campaign, Fire Door Safety Week has captured the imagination of charities, councils, consultants, companies, colleges and care homes...

Fire Door Safety Week 2014

Fire Door Safety Week 2014

Despite an average of 174 building fires every day, more than 9,500 fatalities or casualties from those fires in 2012-13, and an estimated billion pound bill for fire-related property insurance claims last year, it seems we are still shockingly complacent about fire safety...

Your industry needs you

Your industry needs you

FDIS will be supporting the second Fire Door Safety Week, which this year will take place from the 15th to the 21st of September.

FDIS qualified staff at Arnold Laver hits double figures

FDIS qualified staff at Arnold Laver hits double figures

Timber merchant and doorset manufacturer Arnold Laver is firmly focussed on ensuring its staff provide advice that its customers can trust. Amongst its diverse business interests the manufacture and sale of fire doors is a key part of its operation.

FDIS helps Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to support businesses better

FDIS helps Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to support businesses better

Jon Bryan is a technical fire safety officer within the Prevention and Protection Department of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and recently passed the FDIS Diploma examination.

Theodore Firedoor videos

Theodore Firedoor videos

FDIS photo library

FDIS photo library