Standards & Support

Yale Door and Window Solutions philosophy of continual improvement, rigorous testing and a intense understanding of the demands placed on its locking solutions and hardware has led to a wide range of product and process accreditations as well as a comprehensive range of product guarantees and support.

A panic exit device conforming to EN1125 is intended to give safe and effective escape through a door way with minimum effort and without prior knowledge of the panic exit device allowing safe escape even in the event of the door being under pressure such as by people being pushed against the door in the direction of escape, in areas where a panic situation may occur.

Yale Lockmaster multi-point panic door system EN1125 Classification

3 7 6 0 1 4 2 1 A A

Many of Yale's products are covered under the UK police initiative 'Secured by Design', which supports the principles of 'designing out crime' by the use of effective security standards on products.

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All Yale Door and Window Solutions' products are produced under the international quality management system EN ISO 9001:2015. This system offers a strategic approach to quality assurance.The company's registration covers the design, manufacture, inspection and testing of hardware.

ISO14001 is an internationally recognised standard that specifies the formulation and maintenance of an environmental management system (EMS). The three fundamental commitments made within ISO14001 are the prevention of pollution, compliance with legislation and the continual improvement of the EMS.Accreditation to ISO 14001 confirms Yale Door and Window Solutions' dedication to these environmental fundamental aspects.
The prestigious BBA (British Board of Agrement) standard requires compliance and certification for both PAS (Product Assessment Specification) 23 operational service and PAS24 security standards, as well as corrosion resistance to BS EN 1670:2007 Grade 4, dictating that the hardware must still function after a gruelling 240 hours of neutral salt spray exposure. BBA accreditation is held by Yale Door and Window Solution's coveted Lockmaster range of multi-point door locks.
Hardware products can carry the European Union CE mark only if they comply with the relevant harmonised product standard and the manufacturer has followed the appropriate conformity attestation procedures.