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Company Fined After Gate Falls on Security Guard

Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2022

An electrical company has been fined €20,000 (with prosecution costs of over €12,000) for failing to carry out the necessary research on the rolling electric gate which fell and fatally injured a 44-year-old security guard in Co. Meath, Ireland in 2016. The guard was crushed to death by the one tonne gate after he tried […]

DHF Restarts Ireland Training

Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Following a two-year ‘pause’ as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced its plan to resume its training programme in the Republic of Ireland. This follows a meeting held in Dublin with Ireland-based members, DHF’s head of commercial operations, Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens, general manager & secretary, Michael Skelding, and senior […]

Child Safety Top of Locinox List

Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Child safety is at the centre of the latest Locinox product – the new Guardima magnetic lock. With the latch at one and a half metres height, the latest innovation from the Belgium manufacturer prevents children up to five years old from opening the gate without supervision. The development of the Guardima comes as demand […]

IN2 Access Extends Its Reseller Network

Last updated: Friday, May 20, 2022

IN2Access has expanded its reseller network for the ExpertSystem safety edge kits from Swiss manufacturer BBC Bircher Smart Access Following on from FAAC (UK) which has been a long-standing reseller of the ExpertSystem self assembly kits plus the pre-manufactured safety edges, Shropshire based IN2 Access now has two further resellers that will offer ExpertSystem “kits” […]

Heras Put Delta Safety Into Spotlight

Last updated: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Doncaster-based Heras recently announced a move to a simplified range of solutions, and the introduction of the Delta sliding gate and enhancements to the B700 turnstile are the first changes to its product portfolio to be unveiled. Heras is targeting sales of both Delta and B700 to sites such as warehousing hubs, data centres, food […]

EasyGates Continues to Play Part

Last updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

A decade on and the automatic barrier and access control industry is taking time to reflect on the the ‘DHF Guide to gate safety legislation and standards’. A key document for the industry, it was produced by the DHF with extensive contribution from EasyGates Ltd of Halesowen and ASO Safety Solutions. It was produced following […]

Coventry Bollards Strike Gold Along Coastal Tourist Area

Last updated: Thursday, February 17, 2022

A seaside resort on the Gold Coast in Australia has seen hundreds of anti-terrorist bollards installed as part of a major project by Coventry-based Safetyflex Barriers. Installation of Safetyflex’s award-winning Truckstopper anti-terrorist security bollards and crash-rated street furniture has been carried out along what is known as ‘surfers paradise.’ Given it is a popular tourist […]

New Warning to Gate Industry

Last updated: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has today urged all companies with responsibilities for the safety of automated gates, including owners, managers, and service providers, to ensure that they fully understand the applicable safety standards and apply them. The warning comes following a report regarding a woman who was injured by an automated gate in 2016; […]

Heras Simplifies Range

Last updated: Monday, January 24, 2022

A move towards a simplified range of permanent perimeter protection and entrance control solutions will be the platform from which Heras can achieve strong growth in 2022. The company – which was founded in 1952 and has grown to become Europe’s leading end-to-end supplier of permanent and mobile perimeter protection solutions – has been undertaking […]

DHF In Lead Sponsorship Role for Fencex

Last updated: Sunday, October 3, 2021

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) is preparing to focus once again on the important issue of ‘gate safety’ when sponsoring this year’s Fencex, due to take place on 13th October at the Warwick Suite at NAEC Stoneleigh near Coventry. Coinciding with the event’s 10th anniversary, the federation is also celebrating its decade-long continuous support of, […]