Health Care

Last Call for the 2021 Model Code Update!

My webinar addressing the changes to the 2021 model codes is this Thursday, August 26th! If you need to know what's new (don't we all?), join me at 11am or 2pm Eastern. And we have other great classes this week to choose from!

Choose Your Path

There are so many options for online training this week!  Whether you're an architect, end user, distributor, locksmith, installer or security integrator, new to the industry or with years of experience, there's something for you to learn.

Coming Up! Door Drills and AIA CEUs

In the next two weeks, the Allegion training team is offering online education for architects, integrators, end users, installers, distributors, locksmiths - really anyone who has an interest in understanding doors and hardware - including a new series called Door Drills!

ASHE Webinar – Open to All

A few weeks ago I posted a recorded class on delayed egress and controlled egress locking systems.  If you'd prefer to listen to that presentation live, I will be conducting the class for the American Society for Health Care Engineering on April 22nd. 

Decoded: Corridor Doors in Health Care Occupancies

Past fires in hospitals and nursing homes - and the resulting fatalities - have shaped the codes that we use today.  Although today’s codes do not typically require patient room doors to be fire door assemblies, these doors provide a critical layer of protection for patients.

By |2021-07-16T14:51:35-04:00March 11th, 2021|arch, Articles, Fire Doors, hc, Health Care|32 Comments

WWYD? Joint Commission Policy Changes

I'm just going to admit it - I'm confused - and I'm hoping that someone who works more closely with the Joint Commission can help to clear this up.  The Joint Commission recently distributed a document giving notice of 3 changes to their standards; 2 of the changes involve doors, and the effective date is March 11, 2018.

By |2021-02-26T13:14:27-05:00March 8th, 2018|FDAI, Fire Doors, hc, Health Care|15 Comments
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