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Reminder: Swinging Doors in Health Care Facilities Presentation

I'm putting the finishing touches on my lunch and learn presentation for this Thursday, September 29th (1 PM Eastern).  If you work with health care facilities in any capacity, this virtual session will help keep you up to date on some of the code requirements specific to these occupancies.

By |2022-09-25T23:33:10-04:00September 26th, 2022|hc, Health Care|2 Comments

Lunch and Learn: Swinging Doors in Health Care Facilities – Requirements and Limitations of the Model Codes

On September 29th (1 PM Eastern), I will be presenting a virtual lunch and learn for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), and it is open to anyone who would like to attend. There's more info in today's post!

By |2022-09-06T11:56:23-04:00September 6th, 2022|hc, Health Care|0 Comments

FAQs about Controlled Egress Locks in Health Care Facilities

As I said in my previous post about fire door FAQs, I will be posting more groups of FAQs in the coming months, to try to fill in some gaps where there is still confusion.  In this post I am answering a few common questions on controlled egress doors in health care facilities.

By |2022-03-27T13:33:08-04:00March 29th, 2022|Electrified Hardware, hc, Health Care|0 Comments

Decoded: FAQs on Fire Door Requirements for Health Care Facilities

I will be publishing several sets of frequently asked questions this year, with more detailed supporting articles on each topic.  If you have a FAQ that you'd like to add to the list, leave it in the comment box and I will include it in a future article.

By |2022-03-06T17:39:01-05:00February 22nd, 2022|arch, Articles, FDAI, Fire Doors, hc, Health Care, Panic Hardware|10 Comments

Locksmith Ledger: Model Code Comparison – Controlled Egress Locking Systems

This article on controlled egress locks in health care facilities will be published in Locksmith Ledger, as a follow-up article to one I wrote last fall comparing the requirements of the model codes for delayed egress applications. 

Coming Up! AIA Continuing Ed Webinar

This is a quiet week for training because of the holiday, but there is a very informative webinar coming up next week, presented by Melany Whalin and Connie Alexander of Allegion.  The webinar offers continuing education credit for AIA, and registration is open!

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 |2021-11-30T23:08:57-05:00March 11th, 2021|arch, Articles, Fire Doors, Full Width, hc, Health Care|32 Comments
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