The British Woodworking Federation Group
Open Consultations

Open Consultations

The BWF and our members are regularly consulted by Government and other bodies on policies, standards, legislation and regulations affecting the woodworking and joinery industry.

Below is a list of open consultations that we believe will have an impact on our members and our industry as a whole.

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BSI PAS 24, Enhanced security performance requirements for doorsets and windows in the UK. Doorsets and windows intended to offer a level of security suitable for dwellings and other buildings exposed to comparable risk. This Product Assessment Specification specifies test methods and acceptance criteria relevant to the enhanced security performance of doorsets and windows intended to resist attack normally associated with the casual or opportunistic burglar.

The security performance requirements in this PAS are not material specific. This PAS is applicable to new window and doorsets as manufactured and prior to installation. It is only applicable to complete window and doorsets or a range thereof. The ability to gain entry by manipulation of a lock cylinder is addressed in this PAS. Entry by deliberate breaking of the glass, lock picking using tools only available to a locksmith, attack on electrical controls, electronic components and electrical supply or by attack on the frame fixing methods is not addressed by this testing. This PAS does include a requirement for the infill medium material. This PAS is not a test of component performance or installation requirements.

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27 May 2022

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