Posts Tagged ‘DHF’

Working on powered gates – warning to electricians

Working on powered gates - warning to electricians

Working on powered gates – warning to electricians Electricians who carry out work on powered gates run the risk of criminal prosecution under health and safety legislation – even if the wiring and other electrical work undertaken follows the regulations and is to a high standard. The warning comes from the Door & Hardware Federation…

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DHF: insurance sector’s tough stance on house burglary

DHF: insurance sector's tough stance on house burglary

DHF: insurance sector’s tough stance on house burglary The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has welcomed the insurance sector’s early acceptance of a new domestic door security standard designed to defeat a wave of house burglaries. A major UK insurance company is advising its domestic insurance policy holders to choose TS 007-rated security for their…

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Door accident leads to manslaughter charge

Door accident leads to manslaughter charge

Door accident leads to manslaughter charge The safety of industrial doors has been put under the spotlight following a court hearing where a man was charged with two counts of manslaughter by gross negligence. The charges followed the death of two people who were struck by a large loading bay door at a Guildford theatre.…

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RoSPA and British Safety Council back Gate Safety Week

RoSPA and British Safety Council back Gate Safety Week

RoSPA and British Safety Council back Gate Safety Week The growing campaign to confine powered gate accidents to the history books has received a significant boost with the UK’s leading safety charities coming on board. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and British Safety Council have put their weight behind Gate Safety Week. They…

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DHF welcomes HSE guidance on domestic powered gates

DHF welcomes HSE guidance on domestic powered gates

DHF welcomes HSE guidance on domestic powered gates The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has welcomed new guidance to householders on the safety of powered domestic driveway gates. The Health & Safety Executive is recommending that owners of domestic gates should have regular checks made on their gates to ensure they are safe. These checks…

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