TITLE

Preparing for the Unexpected

AUTHOR(S)
Ritchey, Diane
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jul2010, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the security management of the Sheehan Memorial Hospital, the National League ballpark, and the Youngstown State University (YSU) improve their security fire systems in the U.S. The hospital is installed with a new fire alarm system and added with security video cameras. The ballpark is installed with an integrated Digital Voice Command (DVC) fire alarm control panel. The YSU is installed with a fiber optic cabling and upgraded with a more advanced fire alarm platform.
ACCESSION #
53278911

 

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