High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety

 
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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3e, 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. 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 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.

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.

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New revised edition with 25% more material! Includes an analysis of the September 11, 2001 attacks and the collapse of the World Trade Center towers.

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High Rise Security and Fire Life Safety is a valuable reference which will provide the reader with all the knowledge needed to manage security and fire life safety in a high rise facility. This includes conducting security and fire life safety surveys, effectively managing security programs, and preparing for high-rise emergencies.

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