With the current emphasis on Life safety and passive fire protection in Public buildings many  clients are unaware of the annual inspection requirements for fire doors. This is an often overlooked area for most buildings. Fire inspection companies could offer their clients another level to their life safety inspections by adding this service. We encourage our members to learn more about this necessary part of the AFC.

For a copy of the relevant section from NFPA 80 – 2007 FIRE DOOR INSPECTIONS pdf. The proposed change to the next addition of the AFC 2010 proposed changes

Information provided by Kevin Binksma of Shanahan’s