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DHF to exhibit at The Security Event at the NEC

21 April 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it will be exhibiting at the Security Event at Birmingham’s NEC from 25 - 27 April.  The event brings together installers, integrators, manufacturers, distributors, and end users, and showcases the world’s leading security brands, offering the...

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DHF announces Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens as new Commercial Director

17 April 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that current Head of Commercial Operations, Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens, has been promoted to the position of Commercial Director.  The announcement was made by CEO, Bob Perry, on 30 th March in a statement that praised Patricia’s ‘significant...

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DHF sponsor the Gate & Barrier category at the AFI awards 2023

12 April 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it will be sponsoring an award category at the 2023 Association of Fencing Industries’ (AFI) UK Fencing Awards .  The awards highlight the important work the fencing industry does in the many diverse areas of the sector. There are nine award...

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Car park barrier

Residual Risk Assessment - A DHF Case Study

11 April 2023

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has recently learned of a civil case involving a cyclist and a car park barrier.   The owners of the car park in question were recently ordered to pay £12,000 in legal costs which included just over £3,000 in compensation to the cyclist after the barrier...

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Safety brakes or fall-back protection devices

10 April 2023

With regards to safety brakes and the law,  Training and Compliance Officer, Nick Perkins, provides clarity on this common theme. And in particular, is it a legal requirement for a vertically acting door to have a safety brake? “This is the most common question asked of the DHF technical team and the...

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The management of the process for the maintenance of industrial doors, garage doors & powered gates

03 April 2023

The management of the process for the maintenance of industrial doors, garage doors, powered gates and barriers can be a complex and confusing process, with legal ramifications for the maintenance provider and the owner or manager of the system in question. Steve Hill, Senior Training & Compliance Officer at...

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