Security expert Abloy UK‘s innovative Escape Door System (EDS) offers easy access and egress, whilst ensuring compliance, security and the ability to implement dynamic lockdown procedures.
With the EDS, a compliant solution for an escape door when read-in/read-out access control is specified can now be provided, combining the three components required for the BS EN 13637 standard (electronically controlled escape door systems for doors along escape routes).
The EDS offers Blocking, with a fail-unlocked locking element that does not need any mechanical input to operate, and intelligent Control that allows connection to fire alarm systems or other building control systems to guarantee escape in an emergency.
In addition, the Trigger unit incorporates a key-switch and a push button that tells the controller to release the locking mechanism to ensure safe escape. To be a valid BS EN 13637 solution, these three components have to be tested together to ensure compliance and safety.
Abloy also recognises the importance of being able to quickly stop access in response to threats, which is why the EDS provides dynamic lockdown, allowing specific zones which could be at risk within a building to be cordoned off, while still allowing escape.
Models available include:
On top of this, Abloy offers free Academy courses – including the Foundations and Foundations Plus – to provide training of the highest standard on compliant locking solutions, with dedicated facilities for presentations and hands-on practical training.
Caroline Jones, OEM Product Manager at Abloy UK, commented: “The importance of emergency escape systems is often underestimated because such events are relatively rare, but getting it wrong can lead to the loss of life, substantial fines and even custodial sentences.
“Security products and systems are always implemented to protect some form of asset, but at Abloy UK we firmly believe that the most valuable asset is life – which is why we offer products such as the EDS as well as pioneering education of life safety standards with our free Academy courses.”
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