after normal operating hours.
IDS sensors and CCTV systems should be
installed at these entrances.
Remote Locking. Remote, electrically operated locks that can
be controlled from a central point such as the emergency department
reception desk or a hospital command and control center. This system
establishes the emergency department reception desk or the command and
control center as the hospital Central Security Operations Point after
daytime hours. Such locks must be released automatically, when fire and
smoke alarms are activated, for doors required for emergency egress.
Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). IDS planned and designed to
meet the security requirements of the location and the using Military
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems.
CCTV systems for
areas as specified by the using Military Department.
Card Access Systems. Card access systems for exterior doors
and sensitive areas such as computer rooms, pharmacies, and other areas as
specified by the using Military Department.
Special Considerations for Security Sensitive Areas/Rooms.
Sensitive areas/rooms shall be designed to store valuable assets, i.e.,
funds, narcotics, dangerous drugs, and controlled substances/materials.
The most cost-effective method of providing adequate security for these
assets shall be selected.
Funds Storerooms. Design considerations shall include the
possible use of roll-up shutters, special wall construction, special door
construction and hardware, prevention of access from ceiling spaces, IDS
and duress alarms, security glazing for service windows, nighttime security
lighting and special key control. Security features will be determined by
the using Military Department based on the dollar amount of funds to be
Safes. Drugs classified as Schedule I or II controlled
substances under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970 must be stored in
safes or vaults. Drugs classified as Schedule III through V may also be
stored in safes or vaults as deemed appropriate by the using Military
Department. Safes or steel security containers, weighing less than 750
pounds, shall be bolted or cemented to floors or walls in such a way that
they cannot be readily removed. Safes and steel security containers, if
necessary due to the quantities and types of controlled substances/
materials to be stored, shall be equipped with IDS.
Vaults. Features to be considered for vault storage areas are
outlined in MIL-HDBK-1013/1A (reference 14a) and using Military Department
a) Walls, floors and ceilings of vaults must be constructed of
at least eight inches of reinforced concrete, or other substantial masonry,
reinforced vertically and horizontally with 15 millimeter (1/2-inch) steel
rods tied together at 150 millimeters (6-inches) on center, or the
structural equivalent to such reinforced walls, floors and ceilings.
b) Vault door and frame units must meet the following
requirements for resisting unauthorized entry: 30 minutes against
surreptitious entry, 10 minutes against forced entry, 20 work hours against