Left to Right: Peter Granville (Broadsword Security Services), Paul Beck (A1 Security Systems Ltd), Steve Broughton (Autogate Systems Ltd), Richard Jenkins (CEO, NSI and Stephen Winter (Tremorfa Ltd)
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First UK companies attain ‘Gates Gold’ scheme approval from National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has just announced the first companies to be approved under its ‘Gates Gold’ Scheme following the initiative’s launch by the specialist certification body at IFSEC International in June. With a number of tragic accidents...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
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‘Safe Gates Save Lives’ clarion call heralds launch of Gate Safety Week 2016

Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high profile drive designed to confine deaths and serious injuries caused by incorrectly installed and poorly maintained automated gates to the history books. Gate Safety Week is being held from 10-16 October and is underpinned by the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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Door & Hardware Federation and NSI join forces to promote powered gate safety Code of Practice

More than 200 of the UK’s foremost security installers were briefed on the biggest development in powered gate safety for many years while attending a major conference held in Birmingham. The NSI Installer Summit was organised by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI),...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016
Manchester Crown Court
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Substantial fine imposed following tragic death of six year-old crushed by unsafe automated gate

A powered gate company has been fined £50,000 for corporate manslaughter following the horrific death of a child who was crushed to death five years ago by an unsafe automatic gate outside her Moss Side home in Manchester. Sentencing was passed at Manchester Crown Court on 7...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
Michael Skelding
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Powered gate safety under the spotlight in wake of Manchester Crown Court hearing on girl’s death

Safety campaigners are now calling for checks to be carried out on powered gates to ensure they’re absolutely safe. This move follows on from a court hearing held on Tuesday 17 November when a gate company admitted killing a six year-old girl who was crushed to death by...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Members of the Door & Hardware Federation and the National Security Inspectorate who have worked jointly on formulating the new Code of Practice
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Powered gate Code of Practice from Door & Hardware Federation-NSI set to play vital safety role

A new Code of Practice (DHF TS 011) designed to raise standards within the sphere of powered gate safety to new levels has been announced by the Door & Hardware Federation and the National Security Inspectorate. The Code of Practice aims to reduce the risks associated with...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015