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Door & Hardware Federation Announces Seminars Safety And Legal Responsibilities For Automated Products Owners

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), is highlighting the importance of safety – and legal responsibilities – for owners of automated products through a series of free two-hour Zoom seminars. The first seminar, held on 23rd September, and delivered by DHF’s Senior Training and Compliance Officer, Nick Perkins, offered a guide for owners and managers of industrial doors, garage doors, powered gates and traffic barriers, including vehicle/loading bay doors, and vertically acting...

Mul-T-Lock’s Break Secure 3DS Anti-Snap Cylinder Excels In Providing Residential Security

With 73% of all domestic burglaries occurring through a door, it is now more important than ever that maximum-security locks are in place to offer protection from potential break-ins. Mul-T-Lock’s coveted Break Secure 3DS anti-snap cylinder has been specially designed to help locksmiths meet consumer demand for high security locks, and now it has excelled in recent tests – surpassing the British Standard Kitemark BS EN 1303:2015 test 10 times over. To achieve the highest Grade 6 in...

Door And Hardware Federation (DHF) Reflects Upon 2019 As One Of Its Most Successful Years

Tamworth-based trade association, the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF), is reflecting on what has been one of its most successful years to date. In 2015, the pro-active federation had under 300 members on its books, but just alone in the past five years that number has seen considerable growth across every area of the organization with more than 500 members. It remains the oldest trade association in the industry, and the ‘go to’ body for technical knowledge, information, advice, a...

Door And Hardware Federation Announces Plans To Launch New Safety Seminar At 2020 FIT Show

Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it will be launching a new safety seminar this year at the 2020 FIT Show at the NEC in May. The free seminar is specifically aimed at those with responsibility for automated gates and industrial doors and will take the form of a two-hour session.  In addition, the pro-active federation has produced a free ‘owners guide’ entitled: Guidance for owners and managers of Industrial Doors, Garage Doors, Powered Gates and Traffic Ba...

Door & Hardware Federation Announces Launch Of CSCS-Approved Card Partner Scheme

Tamworth-based trade association, DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has, this week, launched its CSCS-approved card partner scheme in collaboration with the Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA). The DHF CSCS card provision is for those who work with industrial doors, domestic garage doors, automated gates & traffic barriers and metal or timber doors. CSCS cards for construction workers “While not a legislative requirement, CSCS cards are supported by the government and pro...

Door & Hardware Federation's Automated Gate Safety Campaign 'Gate Safety Week' Becomes 'Gate Safety Month'

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that its automated gate safety campaign, Gate Safety Week, has become Gate Safety Month. The Tamworth-based trade association launched the initiative in 2014; since then, the campaign has received increasing national attention and the support of some of the most influential organizations in the security, enforcement, inspection, education and safety sectors, such as HSE and The British Safety Council.  “Such is the profile of Gate Sa...

DHF Training Officer Nick Perkins To Provide Safety Advice To Powered Gate Installers At IFSEC 2016

Nick will speak about regulations covering powered gates and the responsibilities of gate installers to educate themselves about them The UK’s foremost authority on powered gate safety, Nick Perkins, will be giving vital safety advice to gate installers and maintainers at IFSEC International, Europe’s largest security trade event. Nick is the training officer for the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), the industry group which represents the leading manufacturer...