Health & Safety Regarding Solid & Hollow Core Doors
Doors and gates should be suitably constructed and fitted with safety devices if necessary. Doors and gates which swing both ways and conventionally hinged doors on main traffic routes should have a transparent viewing panel.
Power-operated doors and gates should have safety features to prevent people being struck or trapped and where necessary, should have a readily identifiable and accessible control switch or device so that they can be stopped quickly in an emergency.
Upward-opening doors or gates need to be fitted with an effective device to prevent them falling back. Provided that they are properly maintained, counterbalance springs and similar counterbalance or ratchet devices to hold them in the open position are acceptable. Powered vertical opening doors that are powerful enough to lift an adult or child should be fitted with measures to prevent this.
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