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What is the dhf Gate Safety campaign?

The dhf Gate Safety campaign is intended to educate and inform professional installers, industry contacts and the general public on the dangers centred around poorly installed and maintained powered gates. We also want to raise awareness about how to spot an unsafe gate, and how to report it.

Key messages of the campaign:

This year's key message continues with ‘Safe Gates Save Lives!

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In addition:

  • To encourage a user/owner to ask a specialist to check the operation and condition of their powered gates and report those that aren’t satisfactory.
  • To provide a neutral platform for organisations with common interests in the powered gates and powered gate industries.
  • To engage and educate specifiers, merchants, installers, inspectors, surveyors and users in the correct specification, supply, installation and operation of powered gates.
  • To ensure that installers and maintenance companies are aware that the safety of powered gates is required by law.
  • To highlight the liability and responsibilities that apply to powered gate installers.
  • To raise the importance of UKCA & CE marking.

Automated gates can be dangerous - this campaign is about education, prevention and raising awareness.

Quite simply, the message is: ‘Safe Gates Save Lives!’

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