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Woman left brain damaged after being crushed by electric gate, settles case for €8 million

Door & Hardware Federation has 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. Read More

Gate Safe commemorates 10 years of improving automated gate safety

Ten years ago, the charity Gate Safe was formed. As the charity commemorates its 10th anniversary, a recent survey of Gate Safe installers, indicates that business appears to be booming, which means that there is an ever increasing requirement to ensure the safety of the high number of gates being installed and maintained. Read More

Schools to compete to be the face of Gate Safety Week

Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high profile drive to reduce the risks posed by unsafe automated gates. And Read More

Safe crossing

The rural environment poses very unique health and safety risks to local communities. Alan Plom looks at rural railway crossings, Read More

Powered gate safety focus of video

Nationwide electric gate automation, access control and safety supplier Easygates, has produced a third 3D animation video to depict and Read More

£190,000 in fines and costs for firms after child’s crushed to death in electric gate

A Swansea installation firm and a Cardiff maintenance company have been sentenced for serious safety failings after a five-year-old girl was crushed to death by an electric gate. Read More

Companies plead guilty after five-year-old’s gate crush death

Two companies have pleaded guilty to breaching safety laws over the death of a five-year-old girl crushed by an electric gate. Read More

Majority of powered gates pose serious safety risk, say specialists

More than two-thirds of all automated gates installed in the UK are not fully compliant with relevant safety legislation, according to research from the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF). Read More

Director charged over electric-gate child death

A director of an electric-gate supplier is to face a charge of gross-negligence manslaughter, in relation to the death of a six-year-old girl. Read More

Safety advice for powered-gate customers

Guidance on the safety aspects of choosing, installing and maintaining powered gates is now available online via a dedicated website. Read More

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