High standards of product quality, professionalism and health and safety are paramount in the construction industry.
GEZE UK is a member of the following organisations that define and promote these standards.
Achilles Building Confidence is a UK construction industry accreditation and risk management scheme. A standardised pre-qualification questionnaire streamlines the procurement process and manages risk.Membership simplifies the procurement and supply chain cycle.
Formed in 1985 ADSA (Automatic Door Suppliers Association) ensures that its member companies offer superior levels of safety in the supply, installation and maintenance of automatic doors and promotes the highest standards to help specifiers and potential customers obtain the best solution to their needs.
ADSA was the first organisation to develop an industry code of practice covering the safety aspects of automatic doors for pedestrian use which formed the basis of BS 7036: 1988, the updated standard BS 7036: 1996 and the new BS 8300:2009.
This is complemented by a comprehensive testing programme for the industry's installation and maintenance engineers who undertake operations covered by the standard.
GEZE UK is a prominent member of ADSA representing them on the BSI committee responsible for the new BS 8300: 2009 guidelines and working with the development of the NVQ Specialist Door Installer qualification.
Altius are an independent company providing an efficient, effective service of assessing suppliers and contractors ensuring that clients’ specific requirements are met. GEZE UK has been awarded Elite Vendor status which is the highest accolade a company can achieve through the Altius assessment process and GEZE UK is only one of twenty Altius clients that have received this level of accreditation.
British Safety Council
The British Safety Council is dedicated to making sure no-one is injured or made ill through their work. This section covers who we are and what we stand for, how we work internationally, our people, success stories from organisations we’ve worked with, access to our digital archive and our media centre.
Builder’s Profile is the open-access Common Database service providing compliance and PQQ information to the construction industry. Our secure common database enables subcontractors and suppliers to easily maintain and share information. For main contractors and clients it provides all the information, documents and tools required to manage a supply chain no matter how large or small.
BS 7036 provides guidelines on the appropriate safety levels for powered pedestrian doors. It aims to set the standard to ensure that automatic doors are operating correctly and that the end user has a safe product.
At GEZE UK we take the end user’s safety very seriously and consequently all staff that are involved with automatic doors, whether it be one of the sales team, an estimator, project manager, installation or service engineer, are qualified to the BS 7036 standard.
GEZE UK is a member of CHAS, the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.
They are dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard. CHAS is a founder member and current Chair of Safety Schemes in Procurement - Competence Forum or SSIP.
GEZE UK is a member of Constructionline the UK's largest certified pre-qualification database for contractors and consultants. It aims to improve efficiencies for buyers and suppliers in the construction industry, specifically by reducing the duplication of work and administration relating to the process of pre-qualifying suppliers for construction contracts.
GEZE UK is a member of ContractorPlus a web based database of contractors who have been vigorously vetted to ensure their health and safety standards are of the highest quality.
CSCS - Construction Skills Certification Scheme
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme was set up to help the construction industry to improve quality and reduce accidents. CSCS cards are increasingly demanded as proof of occupational competence by contractors, public and private clients and others.
DHF is a not-for-profit trade association for companies associated with Locks & Building Hardware; Doorsets; Industrial Doors & Shutters; Domestic Garage Doors and Automated Gates. Originally formed in 1897, dhf has over 450 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
Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
GEZE UK is a member of The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers, founded in 1961 to promote standards in integrity and excellence in the business of Architectural Ironmongery. The Guild is Britain’s only trade body solely dedicated to promoting the interests of the whole architectural ironmongery business - architectural ironmongers themselves, and the manufacturers and wholesalers of architectural ironmongery products.
ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015
GEZE UK Ltd. is an accredited BS EN ISO 9001:2015 company and holds the Environmental Management Standard BS EN ISO 14001:2015
GEZE UK has achieved ISO 45001:2018, the international standard that specifies the requirements for a management system that uses robust and effective processes for improving work safety in global supply chains and is also the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety.
GEZE UK is a member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network that offers architects and other construction professionals RIBA-assessed, high-quality CPD material.
We offer 4 RIBA approved seminars; Glass Door Assemblies - Selection and Specification, Safety at Powered Doors - Working with BS 7036, Removing Barriers to Access, and RWA Smoke and Venting Systems.
GEZE UK is a member of SAFEcontractor an accreditation scheme that assesses the health and safety competency of contractors and service providers.
Clients have a legal obligation to ensure that external contractors and service providers working on their premises operate in a safe way. There is therefore a need to assess contractors’ health and safety arrangements and increasingly this is being carried out through SAFEcontractor.