October 2014

Gate Safety Week: Time to play the fear factor card?

It’s been four years since Gate Safe was first started and whilst we feel we have made significant headway, there is still much to be done to improve awareness levels regarding the importance of automated gate safety.
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Gate Safety Week: Automated gates for home owners

Automated or electric gates are becoming an increasingly popular feature for homeowners. They are great for bolstering up home security and also help to create an enhanced sense of privacy, screening your property from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Read More...

Gate Safety Week: The Electrician’s responsibility for the safety of automated gates

As it is Gate Safety Week, we wanted to share the following advice for electricians to encourage them to play their part in reducing the number of unsafe automated gates in the field, current industry experts estimate that over two thirds of automated gate installations fail to comply with latest legislation and could pose a serious safety risk. Read More...

Gate Safety Week: Unsafe gates - who is to blame?

Gate Safety Week is designed to bring the issue of automated gate safety to fore. Today it is estimated that more than two thirds of all automated gates installed in the UK, fail to comply with latest legislation and could pose a serious safety risk. But who is to blame for these ‘dangerous’ gates? Read More...

Gate Safety Week: Gate Safe survey findings

To mark National Gate Safety Week, Gate Safe, (the first charity founded to improve standards in automated gate safety) reveals the findings from a series of site surveys which confirms the shocking news that housing developers and property management companies are still not taking heed of the current guidance to ensure a safe and compliant electric gate installation. Read More...