DHF

It assures value from beginning to end in the supply chain and procurement cycle, strong relationships and excellent service.

High Quality, Ethically Sourced Materials

20 years Of Experience

Benefits

Being accredited by DHF means we are dedicated, as an organisation, to raising security products and services standards in our sector. We regularly self-evaluate and educate our employees on the services and products we supply and install to maintain its high quality and above all safe usage for our customers.

Portcullis is and will always maintain compliance with the latest HSE legislation and British standards and regulations. With our maintenance agreements, we also ensure that all our customers maintain compliance with HSE legislation and the necessary standards, to prevent damage or injury at your residential or commercial property.

As the security industry continues to evolve, Portcullis continues to adapt with it so we can always provide our commercial and residential customers with the best security solutions for their individual requirements.

How They Got Started

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. They 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 them the go-to source for technical expertise, information, knowledge, advice, and practical help. As a federation, they 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.

Their Mission

DHF is a not-for-profit trade association for companies associated with Locks & Building Hardware; Door sets; Industrial Doors & Shutters; Domestic Garage Doors and Automated Gates.

DHF is the only unified trade body representing the interests of locks & building hardware, metal door sets, timber doors sets, industrial doors & rolling shutters, garage doors and automated gates sectors.

DHF’s main aim is to raise standards in the industries it represents and, by doing so, reassure customers that they are using products and services of the highest quality that conform with the latest legislation, safety, and technical specifications. DHF offers an industry-wide training scheme as part of its drive to increase levels of safety and compliance in the industrial doors, roller shutters and garage door sectors.  Training courses take place throughout the year and are open to DHF members as well as non-members.  The 2-day diploma course uses Technical Specification DHF TS 012:2018 Code of Practice for the Design, Manufacture, Installation and Maintenance of Industrial Doors and Garage Doors, as the basis for the training, copies of which are supplied on the first day.

More about DHF

As a leading player in the construction, contracting, and security sectors, DHF is a member of several influential organisations. This enhances membership benefits for DHF members and provides extra reassurance to customers of DHF member companies.

To read more about the Door & Hardware Foundation visit their website.

Not only do they work to enhanced PAS91 criteria, but they can also validate suppliers as ‘Deemed to satisfy’ for SSIP via their health and safety specialists at Acclaim. In using the Constructionline platform, buyers can expect to simplify and speed up their search, validation and purchasing decision processes considerably, improving resource and cost-efficiency.

To read more about Construction Line visit their website.

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