Fire Door Safety in the Finishes and Interiors Sector

Fire Doors are essential to building safety, but remain a common area of concern with a lack of knowledge and awareness often undermining safe specification, installation and maintenance, ultimately putting lives at risk.

As part of Fire Door Safety Week, the Guild of Architechtural Ironmongery (GAI) and FIS teamed up to highlight the key priorities for delivering fire door safety in specialist interior and fit-out contracts. This event looked at the key pillars of quality defined in the FIS Product Process People Quality Framework to support safe specification and installations. We also discussed ways to ensure that information is managed through to inspection to ensure these essential fire safety products continue to provide protection throughout their service life.


An introduction to Fire Door Safety, the importance of certification and how to maintain it through installation
Hannah Mansell, Technical Director, Masonite

Selecting ironmongery, common concerns and how to avoid them
Douglas Masterson, Technical Manager, GAI

Mind the Gap, the role of intumescents in Fire Door Safety
Tim Foster, Sales & Marketing Manager, Mann McGowan

The Golden Thread, essential information and how to manage it
Jim White, Associate Technical Director, Forza Doors

Fire Door Safety Clinic
Our speakers were joined on a panel by a Fire Door Inspector