This approved document deals with the following requirement from Part K of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010.
Protection against impact from and trapping by doors
K6.—(1) Provision shall be made to prevent any door or gate:
(a) which slides or opens upwards, from falling onto any person; and
(b) which is powered, from trapping any person.
(2) Provision shall be made for powered doors and gates to be opened in the event of a power failure.
(3) Provision shall be made to ensure a clear view of the space on either side of a swing door or gate.
Limits on application
Requirement K6 does not apply to:
(a) dwellings, or
(b) any door or gate which is part of a lift.
In the Secretary of State’s view, you can meet requirement K6 if you take measures to prevent the opening and closing of doors and gates presenting a safety hazard.