BS 7273 Pt 1 2015 Actuation Of Release Mechanisms For Doors


BS 7273 pt 4 has potentially far reaching effects for any business that makes use of electronic locking mechanisms, magnetic door retainers or other methods of holding doors open such as Dorgard.

This British Standard takes precedence over the normal fire safety code BS 5839 pt 1 2013, in some cases requiring additional detection to be installed and businesses could be leaving themselves vulnerable to law suits as well as simply leaving their premises vulnerable to the effects of fire.

This code makes specific requirements for the Categorisation of doors and sets out very stringent conditions as to what type of hold open mechanism may or may not be used on what category of door.

CTA have recently trained with CS Todd & Associates largely responsible for the writing of the code and are now far better equipped to advise regards the implications of this standard that has largely been "overlooked" by the industry and businesses since 2007 when it was introduced.

Call CTA on 01795 519 822 or free phone 0800 206 1920 or email today for more information or to discuss carrying out an assessment of your doors and present fire detection arrangements. 


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