A Technical Guide to Implementing Robust Key Control Policies

A robust key control strategy is essential for facility managers in healthcare, federal, educational, and commercial facilities to secure critical spaces, comply with regulations, and increase efficiency and productivity – all while maximizing visibility into the entire inventory of keys. However, implementing a strong key control policy and actually managing key control procedures are much easier said than done. That’s where we come in.

Streamlining your pathway to stronger key control

At Medeco, we recognize that providing key systems and durable hardware is only the beginning for most of our customers. To successfully enjoy the benefits of the products we furnish, and to extend the life and value of a key system, a proper key management system must be in place. 

Enter the Medeco Key Control Guide: Developing & Managing Key Control Policies & Procedures.

This manual provides a comprehensive guide to key control systems and their components, including key management formats, record-keeping best practices, form examples (that you can use for your facility!), and specific industry applications.

This manual is brought to you by ASSA ABLOY, the world’s leading group of manufacturers and suppliers of locking solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-users’ needs for security, safety, and convenience. It represents hundreds of years of best practices developed and observed by providing the world’s finest key systems. The guide should be used as a model – end users are encouraged to adopt all or part of the recommendations as appropriate to meet their individual needs.

The policies and procedures suggested in this manual can play an essential part in increasing the safety and security of any facility. By implementing a stronger, more manageable key control systems, facility managers can enhance the security, accountability, and convenience of their key control policy, while reducing administrative overhead and increasing operational efficiency.

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