Potential killer in the garden

Investing in an automated gate? Don’t introduce a potential killer into the garden…
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Unsafe gates - landlords & agents beware

Landlords and letting agents are only too aware of the safety requirements concerning any gas installation in a property. But what about their responsibilities in relation to an automated gate? Sadly, the same appreciation of the potential hazards associated with an automated gate simply does not exist … Read More...

The real cost of training

For the majority of us, embarking on a training course represents a significant investment, both in terms of time and monetary outlay. To justify this cost, the business should first question what the objectives are for attending the course. Read More...

Gate Safe urges gate checks in wake of Storm Doris

As the UK recovers from the worst storm of winter and the devastation caused on ‘Doris Day’, Gate Safe is urging anyone owning automatic or manual gates to check the device for damage inflicted during the recent adverse weather conditions, which could contribute to a potentially lethal accident. Read More...

How safe is your child's school gate?

HOW SAFE IS YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL GATE?

We send our children to school in the belief that they will be entering a safe and secure environment. Read More...

Investing in an automatic gate for 2017?

INVESTING IN AN AUTOMATED GATE IN 2017?
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Keep Santa Safe

KEEP SANTA SAFE!

The festive season is upon us and no doubt preparations are underway to welcome the big bearded man in the red suit into your home this weekend. Read More...

Plain English v Technical Jargon

PLAIN ENGLISH V TECHNICAL JARGON, WHAT WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

Since the two tragic automated gate deaths of 2010, there is an enhanced awareness of the dangers associated with an unsafe gate and indeed, an improved appetite to understand what steps need to be taken to establish a safe and compliant installation. Read More...

Manual gate risks for children

GATE SAFE WARNS OF RISKS OF MANUAL GATES FOR CHILDREN

A young child left with life-long scarring to his head following an accident this week involving a manual gate with a spring-loaded closing mechanism* represents a sobering reminder of the urgent need to regularly risk assess all gates, especially those in a setting likely to attract young children. Read More...

Photocells and safe gates

There is a lot of talk about photocells - magic eyes - not being a suitable safety device for automatic gates and, although I would agree that they are not a panacea, fitted correctly they do achieve, in my opinion, a cost effective way of stopping the gate coming into contact with a pedestrian. Read More...