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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3rd Ed

Geoff Craighead, CPP
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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3rd Ed, is a comprehensive reference for managing security and fire life safety operations within high-rise buildings. It spells out the unique characteristics of skyscrapers from a security and fire life safety perspective, details the type of security and life safety systems commonly found in them, outlines how to conduct risk assessments, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. The author also provides guidelines for managing security and life safety functions, including the development of response plans for building emergencies. This latest edition clearly separates out the different types of skyscrapers, from office buildings to hotels to condominiums to mixed-use buildings, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety.

Key features new to this edition:
  • Differentiates security and fire life safety issues specific to
    • Office towers
    • Hotels
    • Residential and apartment buildings
    • Mixed-use buildings
  • Updated fire and life safety standards and guidelines
Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of sample survey checklists, a sample building emergency management plan, and other security and fire life safety resources.

Reviewed in Security Management, 05/10.

Format: Hardcover


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