Fire Door Inspection Checklist

The Fire Door Inspection Checklist includes inspections of hinges, signs, seals, gaps, and more to make sure the fire doors are compliant with regulations. ​

Fire Door Inspection Checklist



Hinges & Closers

1. Are there three hinges on the door, top, middle, and bottom?


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2. Are all of the hinges fixed with the correct number of screws?


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3. Do all of the hinges have a CE stamp on them?


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4. Do the hinges move freely and are they free from any damage and signs of wear?


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5. Does the door have a closer? If yes, proceed and if no, move to the next section.


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6. Does the door close fully within 25 seconds?


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7. Is the door closer free of damage and signs of wear?


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8. Has the door closer been professionally tested once fully installed?


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9. Does the door closer have a CE mark?


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Signs & Labels

1. Are the top and sides of the door checked to ensure it is a certified fire door?


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2. Is the door clearly marked as a fire door in accordance with the regulations?


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Door Seals & Gaps

1. Is there a strip of plastic-like material running around the perimeter of the door seal (intumescent seal), and is it fixed correctly in place with no damage or signs of wear?


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2. When the door is closed, is the gap between the door and its frame consistent around the entire edge of the door?


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3. Are all seals consistent and of the same specification?


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4. Are the seals around any glazing free from damage?


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Fire Door Glazing

1. Is the glazing and its seals intact and free from damage/wear?


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2. Is the glass checked for the necessary performance markers?


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3. If the door does not have glazing, is it checked to see if it is not a door that divides a corridor on an escape route, as a vision panel is required by regulations in these instances?


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Fire Door Locks

1. Does the door open and close freely without sticking?


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2. Do any latches secure the door when it is closed?


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3. Are all the locks CE marked?


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4. Is the lock fitted with the correct sealant?


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General

1. Are there no holes or breaks in the surface of the door or frame?


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2. Are glazing frames and beads completely intact?


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3. Are all doors aligned correctly with no visible damage?


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4. Are there no missing parts?


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5. Are any self-closing devices tested and completely operational?


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Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

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