Suitable for use in health centres, dispensing pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, vets, prisons and other healthcare buildings.
The Medspace range of high quality medicine cabinets are third-party tested to the British Standard (BS 2881:1989 Security Level 1) We have different sizes of medicine cabinets available including single and double door versions and can supply besopke version if required.
The cabinets are readily available on short lead times some being kept in stock. Optional extras include warning light, nurse call output, warning buzzer, left hand hinge cabinet door and extra keys.
Specification for cupboards for the storage of medicines in health care premises
The Misuse of Drugs act requires medicine cabinets to be manufactured in a specific way to ensure it is of a suitable level of security to meet the required standard of safe keeping for a Controlled drug.
The Misuse of Drugs act requires that a Controlled drugs cabinet must be built to British Standard 2881:1989 which essentially states a certain degree of attack must be withstood by the unit. British standard 2881:1989 requires that a cabinet must withstand an attack from a table knife for 5 Minutes and not be able to ignite with a cigarette lighter. The cabinet must also be able to withstand a force of 980N when trying to remove it from its wall or floor mount.
Safe, secure and compliant
Thief resistant lock assembly. Key egress
BS3621 is the most popular standard known to most for locks on doors. To make any lock even sit up to this standard it has to have the ability to be dead locked and the key taken away from both sides so no one can gain access or exit the door with-out a key.
The lock should be able to resist attack from drilling the case of the lock for at least 5 minutes. Using standard tools. The bolt must also resist attack for 5 minutes by cutting or drilling. There must be a mechanism in place to resist manipulation (Picking) of the lock. The bolt must project at least 20mm into a full bodied steel keep when locked. There must be at least 1000 differs to the range of locks. This is how many key shapes will differ between locks. If there is a street with 1001 front doors with all the same make and model of lock fitted then somewhere one key will fit two doors.
All of our products comply with all applicable British standards