Automatic operators open doors


Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Automatic door openers from Dorma Entrance Systems have been fitted to several internal and external doors as part of a refurbishment project at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London. Five pairs of Dorma¹s ED2OO electro-hydraulic swing door operators were fitted to the doors in the hospital’s Intensive Therapy Departments. Another pair operates the entrance doors to the Barrie Wing. ED2OO operators were also fitted to the VCB theatre doors. “Automatic door operation is a great benefit to both staft and patients in any hospital,” says Dorma. “Where the doors are not automatic, additional staff are often required to hold open the doors when moving patients, trolleys and medical equipment while trying to battle through closed doors. Convalescing patients themselves may also need to be helped through doors, especially if they are confined to a wheelchair or using crutches.” New folding doors into the hospital¹s Camelia Botnar Laboratory are fitted with DORMA FFT folding door operators. The FFT mode is s





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