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What is ligature resistant or anti-ligature hardware?



Ligature resistant, or anti-ligature hardware, is hardware that has been specifically designed to prevent a person from using the hardware as a ligature point to do bodily harm to themselves or others. Typically this type of hardware is used in behavioral health centers with patients with a mental illness, or where patients have thoughts to do themselves harm. Unfortunately, the need for such a product exists and is becoming increasingly more common in healthcare facilities. Ligature resistant hardware typically includes, but is not limited to, architectural door hardware and restroom hardware and accessories. IDN offers a variety of solutions for Ligature Resistant products from various manufacturers. Contact your local IDN for a quote or to place your order.

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