Back check is a function within the door closer that provides resistance to prevent the door leaf from being violently thrown open. The back check action can help prevent damage to the door, door frame, walls and door handles that can be caused when a door is kicked or thrown open rapidly. Back check will cushion and slow down the door when it reaches approximately 90°.
Please Note: The back check facility can put additional strain on the door hinges - it is recommended that fire doors are fitted with 3 hinges, one at the top, one in the middle and one at the bottom.
BAFE is a non-profit making organisation backed by the government and trading standards. Its primary goal is to improve standards within the fire safety industry.
We have a nationwide network of BAFE certified fire extinguisher engineers and offer a range of fire extinguishers and equipment which are manufactured to BAFE standards.View the Certificate »
A beam detector is used to provide "wide area" smoke detection and is usually used in situations where it is either not practical or not cost effective to use traditional point detectors. A beam of light (usually infra-red) is projected across the area to be protected, any smoke entering the beam cause the beams power to fall, when the power falls to a predetermined level the detector will signal an alarm.
End to End Beam Detectors
An end to end beam detector consists of a transmitter and receiver, these are positioned at opposite ends of the area to be protected. The transmitter emits a signal, which is detected and monitored by the receiver.
Reflected Beam Detectors
A reflected beam detector contains the transmitter and receiver in the same unit (transceiver). The transmitter emits a signal which is reflected back to the transmitter using a reflector positioned at the opposite end of the area to be protected.
BS 8599-1:2011 is a British standard that was published on 30th June 2011. The standard specifies the minimum level that first aid kits should conform to. It gives guidelines for the correct quantities of plasters, bandages, sterile wipes etc. that should be included in the small, medium, large and travel kits. It also gives guidance on how many kits of which size would be required by an organisation.
Previously first aid kits were manufactured to the recommendations of the British Healthcare Trade Association HSE statutory 1, 10, 20 and 50 person first aid kits. These kits will be withdrawn on 31st December 2011 and kits conforming to the new standard will replace them.
BS 8599-1:2019 is a new British Standard that was published on 10th January 2019 to replace the previous standard (BS 8599-1:2011). The standard specifies the minimum level that first aid kits should conform to and it gives guidelines for the correct quantities of plasters, bandages, sterile wipes, etc. that should be included in the small, medium, large and travel kits. It also gives guidance on how many kits of which size would be required by an organisation.
Changes made to the composition of the workplace kits include:
Please Note: Conforming with the British Standard is voluntary and not required by law.
All Burton Safes are supplied with a 5 year "return to base" warranty exclusive to Safelincs. This warranty covers the body, hinge work, bolts and locking components.
Please Note: Consumables are not covered. These include batteries and keys etc.
The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is recognised as the leading representative body for the woodworking industry and builders’ joinery and represents leading manufacturers, distributors and installers of doors, windows, conservatories, staircases, architectural joinery, timber frame buildings and engineered timber components.
It provides a complete range of services to its Members including expert advice on technical issues, employment and contractual law, health and safety, tax issues and environmental matters.
The BWF certifire fire door & doorset scheme was established by the fire door manufacturing industry to: