Bridging the gap between security and fire and life safety
In an emergency, many security department personnel wouldn't know how to operate the fire safety equipment in their facilities or how to manage the evacuation of a building in the event of a fire or other incident. From basic fire extinguishers to fire phones, sprinklers, pull stations and standpipe hoses it's all pretty much a mystery to many in the security department. But it doesn't have to be that way. Cadillac Fairview has developed a half-day "Reality-Based Building Evacuation" training program designed specifically for building security and operations personnel. Canadian Security went along with the Cadillac Fairview team as they were put through their paces going down a simulated smoke-filled stairwell and learning how to manage fire safety equipment.
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority will announce the new screening contracts for Canada's airports in August. So what will the winners be expected to deliver and how will they be measured under CATSA's new model?
Women in Security:
Carol Osler, Senior Vice-President, Global Security & Investigations, TD Bank Group and Annick Tremblay, Security Director and Facility Manager with GlaxoSmithKline, Biologicals, talk about their careers in the industry and how they got to where they are now.
Threat Risk Assessments
Also In this issue:
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
ASIS Chapter update: Southwestern Ontario Chapter news
Regulatory round up with Fraser McGuire
Tech Watch with Marty Musters
Book Reviews with Derek Knights
Calendar of Events:
Anixter Showcase May 4, 2011 Registration - 8 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Seminars - 8:45 a.m. - 12 Noon Buffet Lunch - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits - 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Mississauga Convention Centre 75 Derry Road West, Mississauga (at Hurontario St). Free Parking
OPS Safety and Security Leadership Conference May 31-June 1, 2011, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ont.
International Association of Health Care Safety and Security May 22 - 25, 2011 Royal York Hotel Toronto, Ontario
Security Canada Alberta May 25-26, 2011 Deerfoot Inn & Casino Calgary, Alberta
Check out the Calendar of Events on the Canadian Security website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.
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