Although the BS EN16005 is not our only benefit, it certainly is a huge positive for companies that join the association.

But why?

Well, clients to companies like you have been very cautious with who installs, maintains and repairs their automatic doors. Of course, this is how it should be seeing as public safety is paramount to any company. But what can the BS EN16005 do to assist this?

The BS EN16005 is a European standard was written as a guide to making newly installed automatic doors, as well as the servicing of doors, complies with the Machinery Directive.

The BS EN16005 may not be a legal requirement itself but it is a guide to being safe when performing these jobs. And that is what your clients are going to start looking out for.

The BS EN16005 publication informs engineers in what they should be doing when installing and maintaining doors. Obviously, not everyone who passes the BS EN16005 is able to fit a door, but it gives them an understanding of what needs to be done. If someone can fit a door it doesn’t necessarily mean they are doing it to the safest requirements, which is important to remember.

Your clients will soon start looking to see whether you have engineers that have completed the City & Guilds accredited BS EN16005 course and exam by visiting the DoorSafe Register.  You cannot risk not having your engineers trained so your customers know they have this proven understanding of safety. Book your course today!

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