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Q: I have a question about delayed egress locks in nursing homes. Can you have more than one door equipped with delayed egress locks in a path of egress? I …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 13, 2020
Delayed EgressDoor Locks

Q: Lately, due to many different construction projects within this hospital, contractors install crash bars (aka panic bars) on doors that have locks for security reasons. The doors do lead …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 6, 2019
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Q: I have heard you state that once the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code is finally adopted hospitals will be allowed to have more than one delayed egress …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 18, 2015
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Q. We have delayed egress locks in our hospital and during a recent inspection a fire marshal said we had to test the locks on an annual basis. Is this …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 1, 2009

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