Tuesday 31 October 2017

ASSA ABLOY UK to campaign for mandatory fire door inspections at House of Commons

ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be showcasing its fire door safety products at a high-profile House of Commons exhibition tomorrow, seeking to highlight its British brands and expertise in fire door inspections.

Hosted by Ian Austin MP for Dudley North, the ‘Made in the Black Country’ event on Wednesday 1 November will allow local businesses to demonstrate their latest innovations, experience and expertise to MPs and other visitors.

Fire door safety has become an increasingly prominent issue, and ASSA ABLOY UK is hoping the event will provide a valuable opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of fire door inspections.

There are currently no legal obligations to perform maintenance inspections once a fire door has been installed.

ASSA ABLOY UK aims to encourage the government to consider mandatory fire door inspections and maintenance.

ASSA ABLOY UK will also be looking to highlight the company’s renowned manufacturing heritage at the event, as well as how it continues to invest in the local area. Current initiatives include a £3 million revamp to its head office in Willenhall.

Brian Sofley, Managing Director at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, explains: 
“Three million fire doors are installed every year in the UK, but incorrect specification, poor installation and a lack of maintenance is still common. Fire doors save lives, and it is absolutely critical that they are operating correctly at all times. We will be raising awareness of this important issue at this event, discussing the current challenges with MPs and considering how this can be overcome.
“Manufacturing is an important part of the Black Country’s heritage, and we are proud to have established ourselves as the UK’s leading door opening solutions provider over the years. The event also provides an opportunity to demonstrate the exciting plans we have for the future. We continue to develop our offering to meet ever-evolving customer needs, while investing in our operations to help strengthen the local economy and boost prosperity.”

To raise awareness about the importance of fire door safety, ASSA ABLOY has established a new LinkedIn group – called ‘It’s Time To Talk About Fire Doors’ – to provide a forum for this issue, as well as help connect followers with experts in this field for advice and support.

For more information on ASSA ABLOY UK, please visit www.assaabloy.co.uk.

Scroll down to read more articles like this which have been published recently

Why not Sign-up to Receive these Articles by Email each Day

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

* Read more current and archived articles on our dedicated website *

Low Cost and Free Publicity - Your company can easily benefit from some publicity like this in return for a contribution towards our layout costs (£35 to £55 plus VAT), payable via PayPal or credit card  or receive the service absolutely free of charge if you advertise (see below).

We post articles up to twice a day and never delete them - we only archive them each year so that they continue to remain visible to search engines.

To have your story published - just send us your news item, logo and image(s) and we will review the material, make any necessary changes to the wording / wordcount and then advise you when it will be published.

If you take display advertising or product and literature features in our printed and online publications, you will qualify for regular free postings on this blog while you continue to advertise with us.

For details on features and advertising rates please contact us or visit our website.

Door Industry Journal is a trading style of Avalon Innovations LLP Company Registration No. 06807833

No comments: