What is the self study/e-learning section of the BS EN16005?

All members who are enrolled onto the ADIA BS EN16005 will be sent sign up details to the ADIA E-learning part of the course. The course will take you through the BS EN16005 & BS 7036-0 safety standards and includes visual training videos, quizzes, information and a mock exam. This is an easy way to understand the BS EN16005 & BS 7036-0 […]

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I’d like to sit the BS EN16005. How do I apply?

Firstly, you MUST be an ADIA member.  Once in membership, visit our training dates page and decide when you would like to have your training day and sit your exam (same day). Log into the member’s area and book the date you wish to sit or goto http://www.theadia.co.uk/members/book-your-bsen16005/ From here you will be given a username […]

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What does it mean being City & Guilds Accredited?

We believe having City & Guilds support our training with an accreditation is important to your business. Not only are we going to tell you why, but we will also be informing potential clients of yours.  Bespoke Programmes  The ADIA and City & Guilds have developed bespoke programmes for he BS EN16005 and the automatic […]

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What is the Door Safe Register?

The DoorSafe Register is the ADIA’s register which includes all companies who have passed the ADIA BS EN16005 & BS7036-0 Accredited by City & Guilds. Find out more here http://www.door-safe.co.uk/about-us

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What has happened to the BS 7036?

The BS7036 has been superseded, meaning that any doors installed after 10th April 2013 must be to the BS EN16005 standards. Doors installed before that are accepted under the BS7036 however as soon as there are any upgrades or alterations they must be in accordance to the BS EN16005.

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What does the BS EN16005 cover?

Information for use – Marking, Drives, Doorsets (materials, shape of leaves), Activation Tests – Test conditions, Product information for installation, operation and maintenance, Drive, Doorset, Activation, Testing under normal conditions, Special tests for revolving doorsets , Tests for protective devices Measuring points Signage Low Energy Doorset Safeguarding Hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events covered by the BS EN16005 

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Is the BS EN16005 Law?

BS EN16005 is not law but it is the requirement for any automatic door to be legally compliant with the Machine Directive and The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, which are legal regulations. For more information on the summary of the Machine Directive contact HSE direct.

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What is the BS EN16005?

The BS EN16005 is the new British European standard for automatic doors. It incorporates the British Standard with the European Standards. From the 10th April 2013 any doors installed or maintained are required to reach the standards set out by the BS EN16005. Sitting the BS EN16005 exam and passing shows the engineers understanding of the […]

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Who do I talk to when I have a technical query?

ADIA Members can ask any technical questions on this site or any ones not covered can be emailed to info@theadia.co.uk so we can forward it to an experienced member of our technical committee. We also advise that you complete the BS EN16005 accredited by City & Guilds to ensure you understand the safety requirements set by the […]

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Who owns The ADIA?

The ADIA is not run by a committee, it is run by the members. The members assist the Director, Anne Saxby, by consulting on certain matters, however, the Association’s decisions are based on what the member’s feel they want from their association.

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