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Gate Safe Hits the 1000

Last updated: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Nearly seven years since Gate Safe became the first organisation to initiate a campaign for improved standards in automated gate safety, the charity marked another important milestone, as it celebrated hitting 1,000 installers on its national register of Gate Safe Aware Installers – which currently features 459 companies. The training session at Trade Skills 4 […]

Zaun Joins RIBA CPD Network

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited will be educating architects on integrated perimeter systems after becoming a RIBA-approved CPD provider. Zaun will be delivering the RIBA-assessed seminar Perimeter and Integrated Systems, The Trusted Advisor and giving factory and demo area visits at its Wolverhampton head office to help architects fulfil their annual CPD requirements. Zaun joins […]

Guide Will Aid Gate Safety

Last updated: Sunday, July 2, 2017

The Door and Hardware Federation has published a new ‘Best Practice Guide’, which has been deemed an industry ‘must-read’. Developed following detailed consultations with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and using simple terms, the document is entitled ‘management of maintenance, modification and repair of automated gates and traffic barriers, industrial doors, domestic garage doors’. […]

Training Team Extended

Last updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A fourth training expert is joining the dhf to cope with demand for the organisation’s safety diploma scheme. Mike Lee (pictured), who has extensive experience in the installation and maintenance of automatic gates, will take up his post in July. He will be involved in courses throughout the UK and Ireland. Since the introduction of […]

Allens Gets Approval

Last updated: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A third company has been accredited to install ArmaWeave, an approved high-security perimeter fencing system manufactured by Zaun. Expert installers Allen Fencing Limited, part of the Allens Group, have committed to training their site operatives in the installation methods for ArmaWeave developed by Zaun over time to make best use of its unique high-security woven […]

Zaun Accredits Installers to Roll out Unique ArmaWeave

Last updated: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

High security perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun Limited is bolstering the ranks of approved installers for its unique super-intruder-resistant fencing. ArmaWeave fencing – which is unique to Zaun – is produced on the world’s largest steel loom at the company’s West Midlands manufacturing base. Crime & Fire Defence Systems engineers were trained in the installation of […]

FISS/CSCS ‘Grandfather’ Decision

Last updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Clarification on FISS/CSCS accreditation has come from Lantra in line with plans to phase out ‘grandfather rights.’ Various meetings were held after concerns that the industry was unprepared for the ‘rights’ scheme being brought to a halt. Now Lantra, the accreditation body, has opted to allow a further two years for the scheme to be […]

Fencex hosts first golden gate awards

Last updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the first approvals under its Gates Approval Scheme, following the launch of the Scheme by the certification body in June this year. A1 Security Systems Ltd (Petersfield), Autogate Systems Ltd (Bolton), Broadsword Security Services (Chipping Norton) and Tremorfa Ltd (Cardiff) are the first companies to achieve the Gates […]

EFIA publishes free guide to cyber security

Last updated: Monday, July 11, 2016

The European Fencing Industry Association (EFIA) has launched a new guide to cyber security, providing its members with free advice and guidance on the dangers of internet crime. EFIA Chairman Bernard KilBride, who has recently completed a BSc degree in computer security, says ‘there has never been a worse time to be connected and unprotected’, with the […]

Latest FaCT courses

Last updated: Friday, April 15, 2016

FaCT – Fencing and Construction Training has released details of its latest training courses for June. Here is a list of some of the courses we have running in June. June 1 – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS), Milton Keynes. June 2 – SMSTS refresher Birmingham. June 6 – SMSTS, Birmingham. June 6 – […]