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  1. Thank you Neil. That's incredibly helpful and sincerely appreciated.
  2. BS 1154 states that a self-closing device "shall be capable of closing the test door from any angle to which it may be opened". Does this literally mean the door should self-close when released with the leaf resting on the latch or is there an assumption that in practice, doors are more typically released from a wider angle i.e. after someone or something has passed through them? This obviously makes a difference given the momentum of the door leaf is an important factor during the closing cycle. Particularly interested to hear a fire door inspector's view on this. Thanks to all responders in advance.
  3. Thanks Tony! That aligns with my thinking exactly. I see so many of these issues that I start to doubt my own judgement and thus it's good to reaffirm with fellow assessors now and again!
  4. How do people generally regard the translucent, adhesive escape signs that are commonly found on emergency luminaires? I frequently recommend that these are removed (and replaced with a standard sign in lieu) if the luminaire(s) concerned constitute the only maintained or non-maintained emergency light fittings, given that they reduce the emitted light and thus may compromise the intended lux levels. Where they've been used as a cheaper alternative to a dedicated illuminated sign, then I'm generally happy with this providing there's another emergency light source in the same vicinity. Do people here generally concur with this view? Interested to hear other views and opinions. Thanks sincerely in advance.
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