AUST Hendry advises during the course of performing fire door inspections, our essential safety measures assessors view typical ‘critical’ defects to fire doors which occur frequently in our clients’ buildings.
Permanent maintenance records for fire door inspections will need to be kept in accordance with AS 1851-2012 Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment.. Fire-resistant doorsets information is usually provided in a fire door logbook format.
Maintenance records under various state essential safety measure regulations will dictate whether this provision is a statutory function under the regulation. Some States may nominate AS 1905.1 as the ongoing Standard for fire doors compliance. We strongly suggest you keep fire door inspections records under AS 1851 to protect all parties’ interests.
Most States will nominate fire doors as an essential safety measure where all fire door inspections verification and maintenance will form part of the Annual Essential Safety Measures Report, Annual Fire Safety Statement or Annual Occupiers Statement.