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Doorsets

The reasons why correct maintenance of doors plays a critical role in saving lives

15 December 2023

Steve Hill, Senior Training & Compliance Officer at DHF highlights the reasons why correct maintenance of doors plays a critical role in saving lives.  Maintenance of doors is essential for reasons of legal compliance, functionality, and safety. Depending on the intended use of the door, building owners...

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Enhancing Building Safety: A Guide to EN 13637 and Electrically Controlled Exit Systems

15 December 2023

In the field of building safety and security, adherence to standards is paramount. One such standard is EN 13637:2015, a guideline crafted by the CEN (The European standards organisation) and subsequently adopted by BSI as a British Standard. EN 13637 pertains to electrically controlled exit systems, offering...

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Construction

CSCS Cards: Ensuring Safety and Competency in the Construction Industry

15 December 2023

Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens, DHF Commercial Director advises to get it right when, "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Qualifications and Grandfather Rights" The construction industry has had a wakeup call, with the launch of the revised standards and regulations, it places an increasing emphasis on safety,...

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Why joining DHF makes good business sense

DHF offers up to 15 months of membership for the price of 12

08 December 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that from 1 st December, it is offering up to 15 months of membership for the price of 12.  To achieve up to three months additional membership benefits, would-be members are encouraged to complete the membership process by 31 st December. “With so...

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DHF urges caution regarding gate and barrier safety following fatality

01 December 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is urging caution with regards to gate and barrier safety, following the death of Thomas Manns, an employee of Weston's Cider who lost his life due to a barrier crash.  The accident happened at the Much Marcle Factory, near Ledbury, on 28 th September 2020 on Mr Manns’...

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