Gate Safe - ‘making gates safe’
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How it all started
The HSE refers to Gate Safe in its guidance on powered gates.
Why is Gate Safe needed?
Gate Safe would also like to see tighter controls in relation to the maintenance of gates – this includes those installed prior to the current guidelines / legislation.
Gate Safe is also working to control the sale of DIY automation kits which enables anyone to transform a regular manual gate into a MACHINE.
Who does this affect?
- Suppliers of gate automation equipment
- Suppliers of access control equipment
- Gate manufacturers
- Gate installers including electrical specialists
- Quantity surveyors
- Insurers / surveyors
- Construction companies
- Trade organisations / safety organisations
- Commercial property owners (including schools)
- Residential property owners
- Estate agents, letting agents, inventory clerks
- The general public
Madeleine Moon MP for Bridgend – Madeleine is a Patron of Gate Safe and has been a strong supporter of the charity since its inception following the tragic death of Karolina Golabek in an automated gate accident. Karolina and her family lived in Madeleine’s constituency of Bridgend, South Wales.
Kaddy Lee-Preston – TV presenter and meteorologist Kaddy, is a Patron of Gate Safe.
John Lacey – John is the former president of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) who has worked in the field of construction health and safety risk management for over 35 years. John has been a champion and avid supporter of Gate Safe since the first Gate Safe Summit. As a highly experienced IOSH accredited trainer, John delivers the Gate Safe Aware training course throughout the UK.
Tammy Jackson – Tammy is a Director of Gate Safe and is heavily involved in co-coordinating the Gate Safe training initiative and dealing with any Gate Safe enquiries, from both installers and professionals associated with automated gates, as well as from members of the general public.
Carla Wessel – Carla is a Director of Gate Safe and has been involved in the charity since its inception. She is responsible for raising awareness of Gate Safe by working with key media and encouraging credible support from a range of influential opinion former bodies.
Sarah Tickner – Sarah provides valuable administrative support to the team and helps to co-ordinate the Gate Safe Aware training programme.
GATE SAFE VISUALISER
The Safe Gate Visualizer is an interactive tool designed to offer a step by step guide to specifying a safe automated gate installation, guided by all the expertise you would expect from the leading gate safety charity. It is completely free to use.
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Installer Training Dates 2015
25th September: Crawley
23rd October: Crawley
10th November: Lincoln
27th November: Crawley
8th December: Taunton / Exeter
11th December: Crawley
It is not a definitive statement and should always be used in conjunction with your own risk assessment of the specific site prior to undertaking any works.
Gate Safe GSSC Ltd is not responsible for any works carried out based on the guidance provided; works are undertaken by the contractor based on their expertise in the field of Gate Automation.