When Emergency Strikes, Be Prepared

Knox Emergency Boxes provide onsite, high security storage for pre-fire plans, key storage, elevator drop keys, Haz-Mat data and other emergency items. Choose a size that fits your needs.
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Emergency Boxes

Your selected fire department does not carry these products. Please reach out to your fire department to request them.

Knox Document Cabinet Features

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18" H × 14-½" W × 7" D, 67 lbs

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Holds up to 231 keys and/or access cards

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UL 1037, UL 437, UL 1610

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Pre-wired for optional alarm tamper alert

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Holds Haz-Mat, Safety Data Sheets, and floor plans. Meets SARA III requirements.

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Built Knox-Rugged: Drill and attack resistant

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Dual lock system allows managers to easily updated contents

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For interior use

Knox Document Cabinet Benefits

  • Provides first responders with interior keys and critical documents (blueprints, floor plans, pre-fire plans, evacuation procedures, shut off valve locations, disclosures of hazardous materials, etc.)
  • Meets SARA III requirements for SDSs (Safety Data Sheets), formerly known as MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)

Knox Document Cabinet Applications

Significantly reduce the risk of medical drug theft by installing Knox MedVault in:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Storage rooms
  • Large corporate campuses
  • Universities and schools
  • Industrial sites
  • Medical facilities

Knox Elevator Box Features

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10-½" H × 7-½" W × 2" D, 14 lbs

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Holds up to 2 elevator drop keys and 31 interior keys with optional expansion panel

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UL 1037, UL 437, UL 1610

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Highest security when equipped with optional alarm tamper alert

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Meets IFC and NFPA 1 standards

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For interior use

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Built Knox-Rugged: Heavy-duty steel construction

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Available in 3 colors

Knox Elevator Box Benefits

  • Provides rapid access to the elevator drop key which is used to manually open elevator doors
  • Provides interior access throughout buildings

Knox Elevator Box Applications

Knox Elevator Box securely stores elevator drop keys for emergency use in:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Subways
  • Industrial sites
  • Large campuses
  • And much more

In Case of Emergency, Don't Break

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FAQs
  • What product model do I need to order?
    Contact your local Fire or Public Safety Department for Knox product recommendations.
  • What is a Tamper Alert?
    The Knox Tamper Alert is installed inside either the Knox Document Cabinet or the Knox Elevator Box and connects to the alarm on your building. If anyone tampers with the box, the alarm will be activated.
  • What is a dual lock for?
    Dual locks allow shared agency access so first responders can immediately gain access during emergencies. For example, fire departments, law enforcement, and emergency medical services may share access to properties in their local jurisdictions.
  • What colors are available?
    The Knox Document Cabinet is available in light beige gray and the Knox Elevator Box is available in red, aluminum, and dark bronze.
  • Where are the spec sheets?
    Spec sheets are available on this page under the "Brochures & Specs" section or can be found here.
  • What sizes are available?
    Knox Emergency Boxes come in two sizes: Knox Document Cabinet is a larger-sized key lockbox (18"H x 14.5"W x 7"D) and the Knox Elevator Box is a smaller-sized key lockbox (10.5"H x 7.5"W x 2"D). Click here to view product spec sheets.
  • How or where do I install my Knox Emergency Box?
    Click here to see mounting instructions for the Knox Document Cabinet. Click here for mounting instructions for Knox Elevator Boxes.
  • Have additional questions?
    Click here to email us your questions.
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