Fire Door Safety Days

This event is FREE to attend and CPD accredited, hosted by leading Fire Door Safety provider Arnold Laver.


Fire doors are one of the most VITAL elements of every commercial, public and residential building, saving both lives and property. Our Fire Door Safety Days will provide you with critical knowledge, latest industry insight and legislation from leading industry bodies and suppliers, including Lorient, Dormakaba and Fire Door Inspect Ltd.



Fire Door Safety Event – Rochdale


Date: 5th May 2020, 8:30am – 2pm




Why You Should Attend



The event is set out to inform those responsible for specifying, installing and maintaining passive fire protection methods and is designed for anyone who has influence over fire doors, whether new build, or refurbishment of older buildings, House builders, Construction, Schools and Colleges, Hotel and Hospitality, Nursing Homes etc.




Our Fire Door Safety Days will provide you with the critical knowledge of latest developments in specification, certification, inspection methods and procedure of Fire Doors from industry experts, including Lorient, Dormakaba, Pyroguard and Fire Door Inspect Ltd.



08:30 – 09:30: Arrival and Morning Refreshments
09:30 – 10:30: Introduction to Fire Door Safety
10:30 – 11:00: Intumescent Strip & Smoke Control by Sarah Lewis, Lorient – leading acoustic, smoke & fire containment system experts
11:00 – 11:30: Fire Door Ironmongery by Graham Hulland, Dormakaba
11:30 – 12:00: Afternoon Refreshment Break and Snacks
12:00 – 12:30: Fire Resistant Glazing, Steve Goodburn, Pyroguard – manufacturer of fire resistant glass
12:30 – 13:00: Alison Pyper, Fire Door Inspect Ltd
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch & Networking


Complimentary Parking Available Onsite. Refreshments and Lunch provided throughout the day.


About Fire Door Safety Days

Arnold Laver fire door safety days discuss the growing concern of fire safety in UK buildings. David Oldfield, Head of Joinery at Arnold Laver will join leading authority figures and industry experts from suppliers including Lorient, Vicaima, Dorma and Vetrotech to deliver a range of compelling and informative seminars detailing the advancement in fire door installation and building regulations.


The free CPD accredited event covers an array of subjects centred on the latest developments in specification, certification, inspection methods and procedures. Case studies are used to explain how fire doors work and underpin the pivotal role they play in saving lives and limiting the damage caused to buildings.


The event is set out to inform those responsible for specifying, installing and maintaining passive fire protection methods such as fire doors and raise awareness among building firms and the merchant sector.





What you will learn – Are you fire door sure?


  • Fire Doors and why they matter
  • Rules, regulations and responsibilities
  • Design
  • Specification
  • Procurement
  • Installation
  • Maintenance

How it works – Ultimate traceability


  • Exova Warrington Certifire
  • The fire door chain and who’s responsible
  • What makes a fire door work
  • What happens went it goes wrong

Fire Door Assembly

  • Fire door construction
  • Fire doorsets
  • Importance of compatibility
  • Glazed Apertures
  • Frame & Lining
  • Ironmongery
  • Intumescent
  • Standards and regulations
  • Fire ratings explained


‘Very informative and a great refresher on important fire related safety issues’
Steve Hilditch, Building Control

‘Information received from both speakers and hand-outs was comprehensive and useful. Very well organised and free!’ 
Guy Carrasco, Carpenter / Joiner

‘Useful information imparted by industry experts, very informative and of practical use.’ 
Steve Elliot, Building Control

‘Detailed information regarding how doors react to fire, what ironmongery to use and how to check/inspect doors.’ 
Matt Gleeson, Locksmith / Carpenter



To book your place on our Fire Door Safety Day click here >>

Fire Door Safety Week 2021

Fire Door Safety Week runs each September and aims to:


  • Raise awareness of the critical role of fire doors, drawing attention to specific issues such as poor installation and maintenance.
  • Encourage building owners and users to check the operation and condition of their fire doors and to report those that aren’t satisfactory.
  • Link together the initiatives of many organisations with common interests in the fire door and passive fire protection industries.
  • Engage and educate people, helping the whole building industry and every property owner to understand the correct specification, supply, installation, operation, inspection and maintenance of fire doors.