• WW: Door is Broken
    The sad thing about situations like this is that they often stay as-is for YEARS. In this particular case, the sign appears to be laminated or in a plastic sheet protector.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-12-12By Lori
  • PASS Guidelines – 4th Edition
    The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fourth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools - visit PASSK12.org to download the guidelines!Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-12-11By Lori
  • Decoded: Potential Automatic Operator Changes (January 2019)
    We could soon see a code change that would require automatic operators for public entrances. Here's the current status.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-12-10By Lori
  • QQ: Job-Site Preps for Fire Doors
    Follow-Up #1: For which types of hardware does NFPA 80 allow job-site preparations to be made in fire door assemblies?Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-12-06By Lori
  • WW: Sorties, ou non?
    Thank you to Frederic Horrell of Allegion Canada, for today's Wordless Wednesday photo!Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-12-05By Lori
  • Amazing Lock!
    Recovery in progress - I promise I will eventually get back to you if you are waiting for an answer from me! Meanwhile...is this lock amazing or what??Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-29By Lori
  • WWYD? School Security in the News
    I'd love to hear your opinions on some of the recent media coverage that presents the school security industry negatively. Are they talking about US? If not, how do we make that clear?Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-27By Lori
  • WW: Happy Thanksgiving!
    iDigHardware will be on break until Monday, so enjoy the holiday weekend (if you're celebrating), and don't forget the rules of holiday door decorating! Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-21By Lori
  • Hard Corners
    Are these safe areas identified in each of the classrooms in the schools that you work with or visit? What do you think of this security measure?Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-20By Lori
  • FF: Social Hall
    In the US we often take life safety for granted, and non-compliant door openings stick out like a sore thumb. In other countries, stringent codes and enforcement are less common.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-16By Lori
  • TEDx: “Stupid School Security and Discipline Policies”
    This TEDx speaker has an interesting perspective on school security. It's not all about hardening, monitoring, defending. The decisions made now could have lasting effects on kids.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-15By Lori
  • WW: What in the world?
    I wonder how many people look at this door and wonder what the reasoning was behind this installation. Maybe we're the only ones.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-14By Lori
  • School Security on Election Day
    Were schools in your city or town used as polling places in last week's election? What precautions were taken to maintain security and safety while allowing access to all registered voters?Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-13By Lori
  • Fire Marshal Guidance for Unplanned Fire Alarms
    Remember when a fire alarm during the school day meant exiting immediately in an orderly fashion and enjoying a few minutes away from our desks? Times are changing.Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-08By Lori
  • Which code, when, and where?
    When you're interpreting the code requirements for a particular building, how do you know which code or standard to reference? Read More... ... read more
    Source: I Dig HardwarePublished on 2018-11-06By Lori
2018-06-13T16:20:15+00:00 June 9th, 2018|

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