TITLE

Boston Hotels Put To The Test During Water Emergency

AUTHOR(S)
Soper, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jul2010, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines security and emergency policies when hotels in Boston, Massachusetts underwent a water emergency. It states that the said policies are able to prevent major disasters brought about by the water emergency crisis based on the observations of some experts. The author also suggests more upgrading and management of security and emergency policies.
ACCESSION #
53278924

 

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