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.