Force limitation - doors; gates and traffic barriers
DHF - Door & Hardware Federation
About the CPD course
This webinar explains how to assess force limitation on industrial & garage doors; powered gates; and traffic barriers under EN 12453. Safe force is one of the main ways to prevent powered doors and gates from injuring people and achieving compliance. This webinar covers: What safe force and time limits apply in a range of hazard locations; How to test at the main closing edges; How to verify safe force at hazards that cannot be easily or safely measured directly to achieve legal compliance.
Originally formed in 1897, dhf has over 400 members and is the ‘go to’ place for technical advice and training which lends itself to raising the standards of the industry. We are regarded as the ‘Centre of Excellence’, with a network of professional staff members as well as external consultants that can provide support in all sectors, making us a single source for technical expertise, information, knowledge, advice, and practical help.
As a federation, we support our various industry sectors by representing them on BSI standards committees, liaising with compliance authorities such as the Health and Safety Executive and Trading Standards as well as fire safety organisations across the UK and Europe.