Security Systems & Intruder Alarms / Edition 2

Security Systems & Intruder Alarms / Edition 2

by Vivian Capel
     
 

ISBN-10: 075064236X

ISBN-13: 9780750642361

Pub. Date: 05/19/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Science

An alarm system and total security coverage is today essential for every factory, business and shop. This book is a comprehensive guide to evaluating security needs, planning and purchasing a system, and managing a security system. It is essential reading for business managers, premises managers, shop owners, shopping centre managers, and security

Overview

An alarm system and total security coverage is today essential for every factory, business and shop. This book is a comprehensive guide to evaluating security needs, planning and purchasing a system, and managing a security system. It is essential reading for business managers, premises managers, shop owners, shopping centre managers, and security professionals.

As well as a complete guide to alarm systems, including their installation, Vivian Capel explores all areas of security that should concern businesses, encompassing fire, fraud, liability claims, shoplifting, violence to staff and computer crime.

The second edition is a long awaited revision that brings this popular guide up to date with the latest technology and recent developments in security strategy, such as the applications of CCTV. In addition, a case study has been added which provides the reader with an opportunity to test their own knowledge and judgement- solutions are provided at the end of the chapter!

  • New edition contains new information to bring this popular title up-to-date with latest developments
  • Excellent reference guide for security professionals, general managers, shop owners etc.
  • Useful for students following the relevant NVQ programmes from SITO

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750642361
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/19/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Alarm system requirements
The basic alarm system
Control equipment; Sensors
Space protection sensors
Sounding the alarm
Closed- circuit television
General security
Planning a security system
Domestic systems
Preventing shoplifting
Violence against staff; Employee theft
Fire alarm systems; Public liability
Installing intruder alarms
Testing the intruder alarm
Fault finding and maintenance of alarms
The National Supervisory Council for intruder alarms
Installation and maintenance of fire alarms
Case study
Reference information
British standards

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