Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs

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Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs

A Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs is a mandatory message type of polycarbonate material sign which is often used for being displayed on fire doors throughout premises to ensure they are kept shut to help prevent the spread of fire and smoke in the event of a fire and the sign conveys the message "Fire door keep shut" which has the meaning of it is a mandatory requirement to keep the fire door shut. The Health & safety signs and signals regulations state that Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs must be clear and legible, and should be used to identify actions that are safeguards that must be followed so by displaying Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs you are complying with health and safety, buy your Polycarbonate Fire Door Keep Shut Signs on-line with SafetyBox.

Fire Door Keep Shut Polycarbonate Signs Specifications

    Are fire door keep shut signs mandatory?

    Due to the appearance of the message "Fire door keep shut" displayed as white text onto a blue circular background and sometimes accompanied with a white exclamation mark symbol on a blue circular background fire door keep shut signs are a mandatory sign which means you must keep the fire door shut.

    Do i need to display fire door keep shut signs on my fire doors? all fire doors around your premises has been given a specific fire rating in numbers of minutes or hours which, when shut restrict the spread of fire from one area to another area or room for that specified amount of time, if people left the fire door open the fire would spread rapidly throughout the building so you must display fire door keep shut on all fire doors to help prevent this happening.

    What height should i display fire door keep shut signs? for the best possible visibility it is recommended that fire door keep shut signs are mounted around 1.5m from the ground, as near to the door handle as possible or in the centre of the door so it is prominent and remember it is important that the fire door keep shut signs are displayed on both sides of the fire doors.

    What happens if people ignore fire door keep shut signs? fire doors are fitted in buildings for the sole purpose of restricting the spread of fire and smoke for a specified amount of time e.g 3 hours, fire doors have been manufactured to work in heat so when the fire door is shut the intumescent seal surrounding the door expands into the door architrave frame to form a seal which prevents the spread of fire and smoke, if people ignored the fire door keep shut signs and left them open any fire would be free to spread rapidly throughout the building.

    Are all fire door keep shut signs round? the majority of fire door keep shut signs made today are of various shapes such as portrait picture, oblong and square but the "fire door keep shut" message must be displayed in white onto a blue background, where the blue background is not circular it must be accompanied by a white exclamation mark pictogram displayed on a blue circular background which is the mandatory symbol.

    How many fire door keep shut signs do i need? for every fire door you need a minimum of 2 fire door keep shut signs, this is based on pedestrian traffic through the building travelling in both directions so the signs will be seen by the occupants from whichever side of the door they approach, corridors with double fire doors will need 4 fire door keep shut signs which is 2 signs on each door on both sides.

    Do fire doors come fitted with "Fire door keep shut" signs? fire doors are normally supplied direct from the manufacturer to the fitters on the building project but it will be the responsibility of the building owner to buy and fit the signs themselves such as instructing their health & safety officer or fire warden to install the signs on the doors.

    Can i buy "fire door keep shut" signs in any material? depending on the interior decor, furnishings and fitting of your property owners sometimes prefer nice looking fire door keep shut signs which will compliment their interior finish, in such cases they can buy fire door keep shut signs in brass, aluminium or high gloss material to blend in with the environment.

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