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New 2012 IFC requirement for Key Boxes

New 2012 IFC requirement for Key Boxes

New 2012 IFC requires Key Boxes meet UL 1037 Attack Standard

SECTION 506 – Key Boxes

 “IFC 506.1 When required. “Where access to or within a structure or an area is restricted because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life-saving of fire-fighting purposes, the fire code official is authorized to require a key box to be installed in an accessible location. The key box shall be of an approved type listed in accordance with UL 1037, and shall contain keys to gain access as required by the code official.”

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