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Q: I heard in a webinar that under the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code, I can you have two releasing devices on doors. Is this true? A: Yes, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 18, 2017
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Q: Do entrance doors to x-ray rooms and CT scanner rooms have to be controlled by door closers? A: According to the Life Safety Code, they only need closers if …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 13, 2017
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Q: Our hospital has round door knobs to latch cross corridor smoke doors. I am thinking this is not okay. Does the Life Safety Code address this? A: Other than …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 6, 2017
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Q: I have been asked about the requirements for the use of the lower bottom rod hardware in cross-corridor egress doors which provide positive latching and building separation. For aesthetic …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 1, 2017
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Q: We have “clinic” type areas within suites. Some of these doors that lead to the main corridor for egress, have regular “turn handle” type handles. Not panic hardware. What …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 27, 2017
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Q: I am a consultant and I am surveying a system where the bottom strike rod and the floor receiver have been removed. I think this "field" modification may void …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 19, 2017

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