High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety

ISBN-10: 1856175553

ISBN-13: 9781856175555

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Geoff Craighead
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Description: High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, Third Edition, 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 security and fire life safety surveys, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. Craighead 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 resorts and casinos to condominiums to commercial premises, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety. * Specifically addresses security and fire life safety for office buildings, apartment and residential buildings, hotels and motels, hospitals and healthcare facilities, and mixed-use buildings * Details high-rise security and fire life safety systems * Outlines how to conduct security and fire life safety surveys * Provides Web access to electronic versions of physical security and fire prevention survey checklists * Makes available security and fire life safety program guidelines * Provides response plans for high-rise building emergencies * Contains photographs, sample documents, checklists and illustrations

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Book details

List price: $144.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 5/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 696
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.070
Language: English

Geoff Craighead is Vice President of High-Rise Services for Pinkerton, a Securitas Company. He has been involved with the security and life safety operations of high-rise facilities for over twenty years. He has been the security and fire safety director of a 62-story skyscraper and has conducted extensive security surveys and training, developed security policies and procedures, and written building emergency plans. He is certified by the Los Angeles Fire Department to provide high-rise life safety services and is Board Certified in Security Management (CPP) by ASIS International. He currently serves as President of the Professional Certification Board that administers certification programs for security professionals throughout the world, and Co-Chair of the BOMA Greater Los Angeles Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee

High-Rise Building Definition, Development and Use
Security and Fire Life Safety Uniqueness of High-Rise Buildings
Security and Fire Life Safety Threats
Risk Assessments
Security Systems and Equipment
Fire Life Safety Systems and Equipment
Management of the Security Function
Investigations
Office Buildings
Hotel Buildings
Residential and Apartment Buildings
Mixed-Use Buildings
Liaison with Law Enforcement and Fire Authorities
Laws, Codes, Standards, and Guidelines
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