What guidance should I follow when supplying fire doors to hospitals?

When supplying fire doors to projects covered by National Health Service (NHS) estates it is necessary to consider the guidance given in HTM 58 (Health Technical Memorandum) published by The Stationery Office. This document is one of a series providing specification and design guidance on building components for health buildings and provides particular guidance on the recommendations for fire doors. The guidance applies to doorsets and, in most respects, to door assemblies too.

However, it is considered that the high performance standards required of the door leaves, frames and associated hardware in health buildings are best met when…….

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