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/media/product_groups_pages/library/automated-gatest-domestic.jpgA powered driveway gate will enhance your home and increase your home security. Making sure that it is correctly specified is essential to ensure that it will prove safe and reliable in use.

Automated gates are classed as machinery and as such must be provided with adequate safety to ensure that users and others who may be affected, like passers-by and visitors to your property, are not endangered.

The laws affecting supply and maintenance are quite stringent and any company who installs or works on your gate must ensure that it is safe.  HSE has some useful information for domestic owners of automated gates, including your responsibilities:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/work-equipment-machinery/faq-powered-gates.htm 

dhf members have been through a rigorous training program that teaches all the legislative and standards related information to protect you, your family and others who may encounter your gates. 

If your gate were to cause injury you could be held liable, so it pays to be safe.

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