Hospital Security

  • Delayed Egress: The Safe Solution for Security, Loss Prevention & Patient Safety

    The locksmith must determine the hierarchy of LAHJs for a particular situation, and to take the necessary steps to assure compliance.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Art Misiewicz: Institutional Locksmith Extraordinaire

    This university locksmith is responsible for 22 buildings and more than 3500 individual door openings. Several different master key systems are used.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • R2 VARYX™ - Fully Adjustable Continuous Geared Hinge for Door Repair

    For those of us who’ve hung thousands of doors the old-fashioned way, having the flexibility to adjust clearances after the door is hung makes it easier to get it right the first time.

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • The Evolution Of Access Control

    Institutional locksmiths share their views on standalone locks, electronic access control and wireless systems.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Choosing and Installing EXIT ALARMS

    When specifying any locking device which is used on an exit, fire door or along the path of egress, the code requirements for that opening and occupancy must be determined, and only approved hardware be used.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Q&A: Interview With a Hospital Locksmith

    Hospital Hospital locksmith's job includes all kinds of door hardware, access control and electronics.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Dynalock 3101B Series Satisfies Life Safety Codes and Meets High Security Needs

    The most common applications include outdoor gate locks or inswing doors which require delayed egress functionality.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • An Overview of Hospital Hardware

    Hospital security hardware and locks must comply with Life Safety codes and other standards.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Dortronics Provides Custom Notification Solution For Hospital

    The customized Dortronics AT Miniature Electronic Time Delay with DPDT Relay aids security personnel in monitoring camera alerts.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • QEL

    Hospital nurseries and patient rooms, libraries, museums, theaters and other locales requiring electrified hardware that operates at whisper-quiet levels can now incorporate the quiet electronic latch (QEL) option for Von Duprin 98/99 and 33a/35a series...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • PD Series

    MARKS USA introduces its Institutional Life Safety Hospital Push/Pull PD Series Locksets. The unique hospital passage function cylindrical chassis and 13 mortise body push/pull function locksets feature universal assemblies where you can choose to...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Hospital Products Brochure

    Download Alarm Lock's new Health Care Brochure today to learn about low-cost, easy-to-install lock offerings to the medical community. Alarm Lock's Grade 1 BHMA certified standalone access control locks are feature rich with audit trail, multi-users and...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • eLock

    The CompX eLock is an access control device that utilizes 802.11g wireless protocol or Ethernet connection for two-way communication. The eLock provides an audit trail of access attempts and allows controlled access through PIN, or with access cards...

    Product • January 21st, 2009


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    Article • January 1st, 2009