Door barricades currently prohibited in schools, may be permitted by new legislation, state action

The News-Herald out of Lake County reports that efforts are being made to permit Ohio schools to use barricading devices for classrooms in the event of emergency situations. The Ohio¬†Building Code and fire code currently prohibit “door locks, latches and barricade devices that ‘require special knowledge or skills,’ or ‘requires multiple steps to disengage,'” according …

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