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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety

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ISBN-10: 0750674555

ISBN-13: 9780750674553

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Geoff Craighead

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List price: $102.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/15/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 548
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
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…    

Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
High-Rise Building Definition, Development, and Utilizationp. 1
High-Rise Assets and Security and Fire Life Safety Threatsp. 21
Security and Fire Life Safety Uniqueness of High-Rise Buildingsp. 27
Security and Fire Life Safety Surveysp. 49
Security Systems and Equipmentp. 97
Fire Life Safety Systems and Equipmentp. 177
Security Policies and Proceduresp. 231
Management of the Security Functionp. 261
Investigationsp. 293
Building Emergenciesp. 307
Building Emergency Planningp. 409
Laws, Codes, and Standardsp. 475
Liaison with Law Enforcement and Fire Authoritiesp. 513
Apartment and Residential Buildings, Hotels and Motels, and Hospitals and Health-Care Facilitiesp. 521
Indexp. 529
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