Your committee would draw to your attention to some recent “changes” that BCC HMO officers, are checking on recent inspections. A requirement to fit smoke seals to all fire doors leading onto main stairwell. (As per the HMO Fire Safety Guide) Previously theses were heat seals only, but on revisiting the standards NIFRS are now a requirement to have these door seals upgraded to smoke seals. In some cases, this may restrict the door closing to the required standard and the fire door may have to be planned and refitted. An HMO Officer suggested that smoke seals fitted to the . . . This content is restricted to subscribersBack To News
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