Besam offer a range of products, which will assist access into and around premises and can help with compliance of the DDA. Please contact the Besam Sales office for further information.
From October 2004 Service Providers:
On the 1st May 2004 the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister released a new version of the Building Regulations Part M.
This relates to building access for the disabled, there is a complete section (2) dedicated to disabled access entrances and doors through buildings.
Page 31 Part 21.1 C of the new part M refers to audible signals for use on automatic doors, Besam and the other members of the Automatic Door Suppliers Association are in disagreement with this paragraph.
If you would like any help ensuring your entrances and buildings meet the requirements of Part M then please contact the Besam Sales office.
Read more about Part M and download the publication...
"The Code of practice for safety at powered doors for pedestrian use."
Besam have a policy of ensuring that all our installations meet the recommendations set out in this standard.
The standard is split into 5 parts:
As an end user and/or specifier of automatic doors it is imperative that you seek advice for both new installations and existing installations of automatic doors.
Please speak with the Besam Sales office for more information on how we can ensure you are meeting the recommendations laid out in this standard.
More on BSI British Standards...
Published 12 Oct 2009
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