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Dec 15 2017

FF: Locks and Chains

Category: Egress,Fixed-it Friday,Panic HardwareLori @ 1:17 am Comments (5)

Thank you to Brendan Daley for this Fixed-it Friday photo.  I could fix this pretty quickly with a set of bolt cutters.

5 Responses to “FF: Locks and Chains”

  1. Curtis Meskus says:

    Bad day on the other side of these doors

  2. Jim Elder says:

    A good case for putting levers only on the active door.

  3. Tony Calistro says:

    I wonder what their insurance company’s “Loss Prevention Representative” would have to say about this??? Or maybe the local Fire Marshall should take a look. Why does it take a tragedy for people to use common sense.

  4. Richard McKie says:

    Judging by the padlocks that is in a school.
    I would be torn whether to cut the chain into little bits and drop them on the desk of the person responsible along with a lecture on Fire Safety, or to leave it in place and phone the Fire Marshal.
    (Who probably has a more effective spiel than I do!)

  5. scott says:

    I remember this being a commend practice in my High School.

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