• The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 & Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 requires the Responsible Person of non-domestic buildings to maintain the Fire Doors
  • Flat entrance fire doors should be inspected 12 monthly
  • It is best practice for buildings above 11 meters is to have inspections every 3 months for communal doors
  • These inspections involves ensuring correct and efficient self closers, correct fire rated hinges, and defects in the door should be rectified as soon as reasonably practicable.

For more information about your Fire Door Inspection.
Contact us on 01832 735874 or email admin@hasaw.co.uk

Why should i have a fire door inspection?

Article 17 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO), it is essential to comply with the legal obligation of correctly installing and adequately maintaining fire resisting doors and escape doors. This is crucial for ensuring their effectiveness and suitability for their intended purpose.


Having sufficient Fire Doors allows peace of mind knowing that you have extra time to get to safety in case of an emergency, with it being 30 mins (FD30) 60 mins (FD60) 90 mins (FD90) and 120 mins(FD120), having these measures in place can save the lives of those you care about.

What is covered in a Fire Door Inspection?

A full report of your fire doors covering the following:

  • The fire rating of the door
  • Self closures
  • Hinges
  • Gaps
  • Brushes & Seals
  • Frame Condition
  • Leaf Condition
  • Handle/push plates
  • Locks/latches
  • Kick plates
  • Panels within door
  • Signage
  • Letter slots
  • Full location of the fire doors
  • Condition/fit
  • Recommendations
  • Risk Level

Help and Safety at Work manages all of your fire safety all in one place.