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Gilgen helps safeguard door safety

Confused by industry legislation on door safety? Our Operations Director, Mike James, considers best practice in his article published in Facilities Management UK (fmuk) magazine, May/June 2014.

12. June 2014

With industry legislation covering door safety constantly changing and new European Standards becoming ever more stringent it’s important for Facilities Managers to have the right advice. Mike James, Operations Director at automatic and industrial door specialists Gilgen Door Systems, examines best practice for reducing liability and risk:

It’s important to make clear from the outset that the responsibly for the safety and reliability of any powered doors is shared across the supply chain, starting with the architect, specifier and manufacturer through to the facilities manager, building owner and servicing company. So, in the event of an accident involving a door, depending on the circumstances any of these could be liable – and that would be very bad for business!

To read the full article, download: Gilgen helps safeguard door safety (PDF).
Reproduced by kind permission of The World’s Fair Ltd

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