Fire Door

Sliding Fire Door - Is signage required?

A sliding fire door can be a danger to the public when closing. As a result, the Building Code of Australia ("BCA") sets out the Deemed-to-Satisfy ("DtS") requirements that state;

C3.6 Sliding fire doors

  1. If a doorway in a fire wall is fitted with a sliding fire door which is open when the building is in use—

Fire Safety Signs

We often find signs on doors are non-existant or do not meet the requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). The following is an short extract from the BCA 2009 that clearly outlines the requirements for fire safety doors.

Fire Smoke & Exit Door - Service Identification Label

The "Fire Smoke & Exit Door - Service Identification Label" is used by Maintenance Essentials to record the inspections carried out on Fire Smoke & Exit Doors.

The Label shall meet the following specifications;

  • Reflex Yellow in Colour
  • Black Print
  • 38mm wide x 95mm high

Artwork shall be in accordance with the attached design