10A NCAC 14J .1517 PRISON KEY‑OPERATED LOCKS
(a) Locking swinging doors shall use prison deadlocks with heavy multiple tumblers. The lock mechanism shall be housed in a lock case made of forged steel not less than 5‑1/2 inches x 1‑3/8 inches in size.
(b) Manually‑operated sliding doors shall be locked by a heavy multiple tumbler that uses a snap and automatic deadlock. The lock mechanism shall be housed in a lock case made either of strong steel or malleable iron or steel not less than 10 inches x 3‑1/2 inches x 1‑3/8 inches in size.
(c) Food passes and shutters, where specified, shall be locked by a heavy multiple tumbler that uses a prison type snap or spring. The food pass lock shall be mounted to prevent food or other matter from coming in contact with the lock.
History Note: Authority G.S. 153A‑220; 153A‑221;
Eff. June 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.