Step 1: Determine the size of the master key system. Consider the following:
- Current users; often consulting an organizational chart can help determine existing needs.
- Future requirements; commonly, a 10 year life of a master key system is recommended:
- Employee turnover & termination
- Increased staffing
- Building expansion
- Lost keys
Step 2: Determine whether a padlock only or padlock & door lock (Door Key or Interchangeable Core) Master Key System is best for your organization.