Webinars, Support Materials & Resources

Fire Door Safety Week is a national campaign managed by the British Woodworking Federation in order “To raise awareness of the critical role of fire doors, drawing attention to specific issues such as poor installation and Maintenance”.


Visit the BWF Fire Door Alliance dedicated website for more information & latest advice: https://www.firedoorsafetyweek.co.uk


As a leading manufacturer of timber fire doors in the UK and members of the BWF Fire Door Alliance Scheme, we usually run FREE CPD accredited events across the UK with leading industry professionals. Due to the current climate, this year we are running a series of webinars throughout Fire Door Safety Week 2020 (21st – 25th September) in order to highlight the critical role fire doors have in protecting property and saving lives. We have compiled useful resources on this webpage to help support you for all your fire door safety requirements.


FDSW 2020

Useful Support Materials include:

  • Latest Webinar Schedule
  • BWF Fire Door Alliance Best Practice Guide for Fire Doors & Doorsets
  • Secure By Design Brochure
  • Technical Doorset Guide
  • Video: Specification and Installation
  • Video: Acoustic, smoke & fire door seals
  • Video: 5 Step Fire Door Closer Checklist
  • Video: Fire Door Inspections

Fire Door Safety Week Webinars

Our Fire Door Safety webinars are CPD accredited and will provide you with critical knowledge, latest industry insight and legislation from leading industry bodies and suppliers including Arnold Laver Intelligent Door Solutions Division, Lorient, dormakaba, Pyroguard and Fire Door Inspect Ltd.


Each webinar sets out to inform those responsible for specifying, installing and maintaining passive fire protection methods, and are appropriate for anyone who has any influence over the application and use of fire doors including:


  • Local Authorities & Government
  • House builders & Construction
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Hotels and Hospitality
  • Care Homes & Nursing Homes


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Webinar Schedule

Monday 21st September | Time: 10am – 10:40am

Company: Arnold Laver, leading fire door & doorset manufacturers

Topic: An introduction to Fire Door Safety, Certification & Specification

Key Speaker: David Oldfield – Director of Joinery at Arnold Laver and chairman of the Fire Door Alliance Scheme


Tuesday 22nd September | Time: 10am – 10:40am

Company: Lorient UK, global leader in high performance sealing systems

Topic: The role and performance of Fire & Smoke Resisting Doors

Key Speaker: Sarah Lewis | Specifications Manager

Website: https://www.lorientuk.com/


Wednesday 23rd September | Time: 10am-10:40am

Company: dormakaba UK & Ireland, global manufacturer of access control, hardware and security solutions.

Topic: Latest Requirements & Specification for Hardware on Fire Doors

Key Speaker: Graham Hulland, Product Manager

Website: https://www.dormakaba.com/gb-en


Thursday 24th September | Time 10am – 10:40am

Company: PyroGuard, global manufacturer and supplier of high performance fire glass

Topic: Fire-rated glazing specification, classifications & applications

Key Speaker: Dan Denton | UK National Accounts Manager

Website: https://www.pyroguard.eu/


Friday 25th September | Time: 10am – 10:30am

Company: Fire Door Inspect Ltd

Topic: The importance of Fire Door inspections & latest legislation

Key Speaker: Alison Pyper DipFD, CertFDI

Website: https://www.firedoorinspect.co.uk/


Useful Videos

The importance of good specification and installation

This video produced by the BWF Fire Alliance Door Scheme shows why specification and correct installation are so important to the performance of a fire door, it features a simple 5 step check, a 3D animation and a real life test that shows just what happens when it goes wrong



Dormakaba’s 5 Step Fire Door Closer Checklist

Fire doors need compliant door hardware and ironmongery to maintain fire safety integrity.

  • Declaration of performance
  • CE test certificate
  • Independent CERTIFIRE fire test certificate
  • Opening force torque curve


Product documentation, test evidence and certification for all dormakaba fire door closers and ironmongery can be found on their website at: www.dormakaba.co.uk/certifications.

Lorient’s acoustic, smoke & fire door seals in building flythrough

Experience how Lorient products protect and preserve many aspects of the built environment with a fascinating virtual tour around a building. By containing fire and smoke, these sealing systems mitigate building damage in the event of a fire – saving costs to building owners, and reducing the environmental damage which can be caused during and after a fire. Lorient’s acoustic door seals help to contain sound within a room, or prevent it entering. Further, their door seals also improve the building’s energy efficiency by keeping in heat.


PyroGuard’s Multi-functional toughened fire safety glass solutions

Multi-functional toughened fire safety glass solutions, all fully tested & certified, and ranging from 30 to 180 minutes fire-rated performance.

Expert Fire Door Inspection Services



If you have any enquiries or are looking to replace your Fire Doors in the next 6 months, please contact our intelligent Door Solutions Division on:

T: : 0114 276 4880
E: doorsolutions@laver.co.uk


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