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Entrance Systems Alliance (ESA)

Entrance Systems Alliance (ESA) rejoices at the new single NVQ to better serve the industry

01 October 2021

Entrance Systems Alliance (ESA), the organisation established by Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) and the Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA), has praised the work of CSkills and the launch of a single, combined NVQ qualification to better serve the needs of the Powered Pedestrian Door, Automated Gate,...

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FREE accreditation upgrades

FREE accreditation upgrades for Level 2 Award courses taken during October

23 September 2021

dhf takes safety seriously, and during October, we are celebrating Safety Month by offering FREE upgrades to course accreditation for all 1-day face to face and Distance Learning Programme (DLP) Level 2 Award training courses taken during October, which is a usual cost of £50. This is a fantastic way to...

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'Autumn and Winter Plan'

'Autumn and Winter Plan' released by UK Government

16 September 2021

The UK Government has released its ‘ Autumn and Winter Plan ’ to tackle COVID-19 over the coming months. Here’s how the plans could impact your business: A booster jab rollout will start soon for some people, including those over 50. That means you may need to think about your absence...

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DHF at Fencex 10 years

DHF continues to drive its 'gate safety' message at this year's Fencex

15 September 2021

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) is preparing to focus once again on the important issue of ‘gate safety’ when sponsoring  this year’s Fencex, due to take place on 13 th October at the Warwick Suite at NAEC Stoneleigh near Coventry.  Coinciding with the event’s 10 th ...

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UKCA deadline delayed by 12 months

UKCA deadline delayed by 12 months

24 August 2021

The following announcement has appeared on the Government website on 24 August 2021: You can continue to use the CE marking for goods placed on the market in Great Britain until 1 January 2023. The UKCA marking must be used for placing goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2023. The UKCA marking can...

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DHF supports - and leads - at autumn events

DHF supports - and leads - at autumn fire, safety and security events

23 July 2021

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced it will be taking part in a number of key industry events in the autumn highlighting its continuing support for professionalism and raising standards across the fire, safety and security sectors.  The federation’s support – and presence – will...

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DHF adds to its training portfolio

DHF adds to its training portfolio with Emergency First Aid at Work Course

12 July 2021

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it will be adding to its training portfolio with an Emergency First Aid at Work Training Course .  Taking place from Monday 12 th July at DHF’s training academy near Tamworth, the course will cover such topics as actions in an emergency,...

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DHF continues to support fire safety initiatives

DHF continues to support fire safety initiatives, four years since Grenfell

23 June 2021

It has been four years since the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed 72 lives.  The inquiry is continuing, and the English building regulations are still largely unchanged.  Many in the fire door industry,  including DHF, are feeling frustrated at what appears to be slow progress, although with some of...

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Emergency First Aid at Work training

Emergency First Aid at Work training at the DHF Training Academy begins 12 July

04 June 2021

dhf is proud to offer Emergency First Aid at Work training for training at its Training Academy near Tamworth.  This 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work course gives learners the essential knowledge to save lives by offering immediate assistance before medical help arrives. This course is ABBE-accredited ...

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DHF urges caution

DHF urges caution as DIY activity continues to soar

18 May 2021

The past 14 months have been, by anyone’s standards, unprecedented, as the challenge of COVID-19 has impacted every detail of our lives, prompting change and a new way of living and working.  Multiple lockdowns have seen most of us homebound for long periods of time and, subsequently, we have been forced...

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