High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety

High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety

2nd Edition - March 15, 2003

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  • Author: Geoff Craighead
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080491462

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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety servers as an essential took for building architects, building owners and property managers, security and fire safety directors, security consultants, and contract security firms.

Key Features

  • Provides the reader with complete coverage of high-rise security and safety issues
  • Includes comprehensive sample documentation, diagrams, photographs to aid in developing security and fire life safety programs
  • Serves as an essential tool for building owners and managers, security and fire safety directors, security consultants and contract security firms


Security managers and consultants, contract security firms, building owners and managers

Table of Contents

  • 1. High-Rise Building Development and Utilization
    2. High-Rise Assets and Security and Fire Life Safety Threats
    3. Security and Fire Life Safety Uniqueness of High-Rise Buildings
    4. Security and Fire Life Safety Surveys
    5. Security Systems and Equipment
    6. Fire Life Safety Systems and Equipment
    7. Security Policies and Procedures
    8. Management of the Security Function;
    9. Investigations
    10. Building Emergencies
    11. Building Emergency Planning
    12. Laws, Codes and Standards
    13. Liaison with Law Enforcement and Fire Authorities
    14. Apartment and Residential Buildings, Hotels and Motels, and Hospitals and Health Care Facilities

Product details

  • No. of pages: 548
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2003
  • Published: March 15, 2003
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080491462

About the Author

Geoff Craighead

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, High-Rise and Real Estate Services, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA

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