EN 16005 - Safeguarding Pedestrians from Accidents at Power Operated Doorsets

The European safety standard EN 16005 came into effect from April 2013. It is the first formalised cross European standard for automatic doors. Recognised as a more onerous standard it relates to the potential hazards and hazardous situations relevant to power operated doorsets.

This seminar explains the standard, its implications for architects and how to comply. GEZE is the first company in the UK to offer a RIBA approved CPD on the new standard.

  • The need for safety at automatic doors and why they are classed as a machine
  • The new standard EN 16005 and why it has been introduced
  • What are the implications of the new standard for architects
  • Understand how the new EN 16005 standard differs from BS 7036
  • Identify the danger points on automatic doors and how to overcome them
  • How to comply with the standard 
  • What products to specify to ensure safety

RIBA Core Curriculum:  

  • Being safe: health and safety
  • Compliance: legal, regulatory and statutory frameworks and processes
  • Designing and building it: design, construction, technology and engineering

GEZE UK offer a range of CPD seminars, each one lasts 40 minutes and is available across the UK. To book a seminar contact cpdspamfilter@gezespamfilter.com or for more information on each seminar click the link on the left hand side: