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Fire Door Safety

Fire-door Maintenance and The Law

POSTED BY 25.06.2015,

What many of these businesses may not be aware of is the fact that propping a fire door open with an object such as a waste bin, or even a door wedge, is actually against the law; this circumstance could invalidate any insurance policy which relates to an outbreak of fire. Along with fire curtains, fire doors are a form of passive protection; they help to limit the damage that a fire causes by preventing the flames from spreading. Read more about fire-door maintenance and law.