Fire Door Inspection Checklist
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Checklist for inspecting fire doors
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Audit

Enter the unique door number here and description of location
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Is the door identified ?
Yes
No
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Where is the door located?
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Is the route from the door to a place of safety direct and unobstructed?
Yes
No
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Door

Does the door leaf sit against the door stop and is it free from distortion?
Yes
No
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If the door is veneered or lipped, is the glue still holding these products firmly in place?
Yes
No
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Is the door frame free from damage, including dents and holes?
Yes
No
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Door Frame

Is the door frame fully/securely attached to the wall?
Yes
No
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If a planted door stop is present, is it firmly attached?
Yes
No
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Is the frame to door leaf gap consistently 3mm?
Yes
No
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Door Seals

Are intumescent seals in place?
Yes
No
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Are the seals well attached inside the groove in the door leaf or frame?
Yes
No
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Are brush or fin type seals free from damage?
Yes
No
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Are the smoke seals continuous around the door leaf or door frame?
Yes
No
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Door Hinges

Is there a minimum of 3 hinges with all the screws fitted?
Yes
No
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Are all the screws the correct size?
Yes
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Are the hinges free of metal fragments and oil leakage?
Yes
No
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Are the hinges free from non-combustible packaging?
Yes
No
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Door Closers

Open the door to 75mm or 5 degrees. Does it close and engage with the latch?
Yes
No
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Is the closer securely attached to the door and the frame?
Yes
No
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Is the closer free from damage and not leaking?
Yes
No
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If unlatched does the closer hold the door in line with the frame and intumescent seal?
Yes
No
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If hung in pairs, do they close in line if both are opened and released together?
Yes
No
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If hold open devices is used, is it electronically released?
Yes
No
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Does the hold open device release the door when required?
Yes
No
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Lock & Latch

Does the latch hold the door firmly in the frame without rattling
Yes
No
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Glazing & Glass

Is the intumescent seal continuous and attached to the glass and bead?
Yes
No
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Are the glazing beads well attached to the frame and free from damage?
Yes
No
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Is the glass free from cracking or damage
Yes
No
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If the glass has been replaced is it fire rated glass?
Yes
No
N/A
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If the glass is 1500mm from the bottom of the door, is the glass safety glass?
Yes
No
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Threshold Gap

Is there a consistent gap under the door that allows it to swing without touching the floor covering?
Yes
No
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Is the door to floor covering gap consistently 10mm (3mm if smoke seals are fitted) or less when the door is closed?
Yes
No
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If the door leaf is fitted with a threshold seal, does the seal make contact with the floor covering when the door is closed?
Yes
No
N/A
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Comments / Defects Identified

Enter any Comments / Defects Identified here
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The FPA web site for guidance is https://www.thefpa.co.uk/fpa_home/advice_and_guidance/fra_guidance/

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