This CPD, sponsored by dormakaba, looks at the requirements of hardware for fire doors including handles, door closers and hinges, alongside CE markings and regulations The integrity of fire safety equipment in buildings has always been a crucial factor when considering the safety of occupants, but in the light of events such as the Grenfell disaster the spotlight has become even more focused on ensuring that such systems are fit for purpose. Everyone involved, from safety inspectors to occupant, needs reassurance that fire doors and related equipment will function according to the regulations and standards in place at the time. This CPD looks at the requirements of hardware for use on fire doors and will cover CE marking – CE being the certification mark that indicates a product’s conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area.  It will explore the appropriate door hardware, including handles, door closers and hinges, as well as signage, applicable standards and regulations. The Construction Products Regulation became law in March 2011 and the main changes came into effect on 1 July 2013, when CE markin...