When you are considering installing a new gate – automatic or manual – it is important to design out any hazards so there are a number of considerations to bear in mind.
- Is the ground / road leading to and from the gate level?
- Are there any obstructions which the gate might open against?
- What type of gate will deliver the safest and most effective means of protection?
- How will the gate be made? Do any of the hinges create potential pinch points? Does the infill represent a potential trap…