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    Reasons why dhf members are your best choice by far

About automated gates & barriers

Many of us usually think of industrial premises when we think of automated gates, but this is changing.  The vast availability and reduction in cost of automated gates means that residential properties and school premises are progressively choosing this option for security and value benefits. 

With the increased demand for gates, comes the dangers of not using them correctly or not having them maintained regularly. That’s why we introduced our own gate safety initiative, Gate Safety Week.

dhf provides its members with the latest information and training on safety and maintenance that will ensure that if you select a dhf member, your safety is assured.

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Domestic

Residential driveway gates and other domestic automated products for use in the home.

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Commercial

Electric access, security gates, pedestrian gates for commercial and industrial use.

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dhf training

dhf  launched the Automated Gate Safety Diploma training course in 2013 and it is a condition of membership that all members of dhf who operate in automated gates undergo training.

The 2-day course is aimed at owners; managers; and supervisors who are responsible for legal compliance within their gate companies.

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Automated Gates & Barriers news

01 October 2021

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

Entrance Systems Alliance (ESA) launch of a single, combined Level 2 NVQ Diploma in door, gate and shutter systems

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23 September 2021

FREE accreditation upgrades for Level 2 Award courses taken during October

dhf is celebrating Safety Month by offering FREE upgrades to accreditation for all 1-day face to face and DLP Level 2 Award training courses during October.

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