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DHF Challenges Industry Over Safety Compliance

Last updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Major trade organisation DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has called on the industry to ‘do better’ with regards to training and compliance, following the death of a six-year-old boy who was crushed to death by an automated gate. The incident took place in an underground carpark on Leylands Road, Leeds, on 31 October 2015, and […]

Gate Company is Fined over Death

Last updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

An electric gate company has been fined after a six-year-old boy was fatally crushed whilst playing on a sliding gate installed by the company. Leeds Crown Court heard how, on 31 October 2015, the boy was playing with friends on the gate of an underground car park on Leylands Road, Leeds, pushing it open and […]

Free Audit Tool for Gallagher Customers

Last updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A free cyber audit tool has been released to its customers by a global technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection, in what it believes is an industry first. Gallagher Security has unveiled its Security Health Check (SHC) tool to help its customers identify and understand potential vulnerabilities within their security system. […]

Gallagher’s Latest Release Hits the Market

Last updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

A global technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection has unveiled the latest release of its iconic site management software. Gallagher Security expects the new release to simplify the lives of site operators and their staff like never before. Command Centre v8.10 introduces a range of features and enhancements that […]

ATG Access Link with Crowdguard

Last updated: Monday, June 3, 2019

ATG Access, the Merseyside based manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has established a new partnership with event protection business Crowdguard. As part of the partnership, Crowdguard will be using Surface Guard, ATG’s latest  hostile vehicle mitigation solution, to secure temporary or semi-permanent events across the UK. Designed in response to the […]

New Gate Safety Fear

Last updated: Sunday, May 12, 2019

A national survey undertaken by Gate Safe, which reviewed more than 100 automated gates in a commercial setting, has revealed that over 90% of the installations reviewed were deemed unsafe and failed to meet the agreed safety protocol for an automated gate. The survey included 49 sliding and 65 swing gates and while the safety […]

Gallagher Seeks Channel Partners

Last updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A global access control and perimeter security brand is recruiting new channel partners to distribute and install its product range – and is using a major new exhibition to step up the hunt. Gallagher Security (Europe) will devote its stand (SE163) at The Security Event from 9-11 April 2019 at The NEC Birmingham to sign […]

New Boss Puts Focus on Cyber Threat

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The growing cyber threat is the target for the new man at the helm of Gallagher Security (Europe), whose vision is to equip companies and authorities to combat it. Richard Huison has stepped up to general manager for UK & Europe a year after joining Gallagher from Vanderbilt Industries access control brand ACT. He believes […]

Gallagher Aids University Security

Last updated: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Students and staff at a university in the heart of London are being kept safe by smart software that monitors and controls a million door movements a month. King’s College London (KCL) has evolved its security capabilities over the past decade since adopting the Gallagher Command Centre system across the entire college in place of […]

CLD Aids Greenwich Gateway

Last updated: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Security at a new £45 million all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula has been aided by manufacturer CLD Fencing Systems. Catering for up to 1,646 children from Nursery to Sixth Form ages, work was completed by BAM Construction on Phase One in November 2018. The site spans approximately two hectares of land at the base […]