×

LIVERPOOL PROPERTY NEWS

Tuesday January 14 2020

Revolutionary compliance technology company announces new fire safety product




Revolutionary compliance technology company announces new fire safety product

Gas Tag, the technology company that is revolutionising gas compliance in the housing sector, has announced that it is set to launch a new fire safety product. 

 

Known as Fire Door, the new product has been developed in response to interest from housing providers who are looking for support in managing the changing recommendations around fire safety. 

 

Fire Door is an extension of the current Gas Tag technology. A physical tag is placed in a property and tracks all of the fire door inspections and servicing work. This data is then fed into an online portal for landlords to monitor data. 

 

However, the important role this new product can play in supporting housing providers with their fire door process can not be underestimated. 

 

Evidence obtained and published in the recent Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Enquiry revealed that ineffective fire doors allowed ‘smoke and toxic gases to spread through the building more quickly than should have been possible’.  This has led to The Rt Hon Sir Martin Moore-Bick to recommend that managers carry out inspections on fire doors no less than every three months. 

 

Gas Tag has incorporated the recommendations from the recently published Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Enquiry into the workflow for Fire Door, along with best practice guidance. 

 

Once in use, Fire Door will allow housing providers to effectively manage inspections and collate and report accurately on important fire safety data. 

 

Peter Luke, Commercial Director at Gas Tag, said: “Fire Door is the result of us listening to what our clients want and using our technology to support them to achieve their compliance and safety goals.

 

“Gas Tag revolutionised the housing sector by standardising the gas servicing workflow through our mobile app. We have replicated this approach with Fire Door, creating a process that will prompt the inspector to follow best practice, answer relevant inspection questions and take photographic evidence of the door.

 

“All of this information will be sent in real-time to the provider’s portal and stored, giving them full visibility on the condition of their fire doors and the ability to carry out desktop audits.

 

“We have had really positive feedback on Fire Door from our clients so far and we are excited to roll it out to the sector.”

 

Currently, Gas Tag is used to support housing providers with their gas compliance. Once installed on the gas inlet within a home, Gas Tag tracks all the property’s gas appliances, installations and services, providing data in real-time back to the landlord or provider via an online portal. Engineers fill in the information using the app which can only be used by a Gas Safe Registered engineer.

 

Fire Door is set to launch to the market next month. For more information or to register interest in Fire Door visit www.gastag.co.uk.



"Fire Door is the result of us listening to what our clients want and using our technology to support them to achieve their compliance and safety goals."
Peter Luke, Commercial Director at Gas Tag








DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.






RECOMMENDED FOR YOU ON ENTIRELY PROPERTY


















































Anwyl breaks ground in Abergele


Housebuilder Anwyl Homes has officially started build on a new residential development on Llanfair Road in Abergele.The site, which is circa nine acres in size, will comprise 72 new homes, 10 of which will be affordable. Planning permission was granted in June 2019







Discover the latest Industry News & Opinions on Entirely














We transform your bright ideas into brilliant digital products.