Safety

Horizontal sliding door limitations

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, December 1, 2012

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Nearly every acute care hospital in the United States has horizontal sliding doors, most of them with glass panels. These doors can be found in various locations around the hospital, but regardless of location they have one basic characteristic in common: They are all installed in a means of egress.

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