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The Life Safety of Security



What we offer

Uniquely developed by police, fire and EMS experts, along with vital contributions from facility operations and code compliance professionals, this course will provide the participant with learnings, tools and best practices in the following areas:

  • Security program integration and awareness of building-critical infrastructure and facility life safety features
  • Emergency response and continuity of operations; hazardous materials, fire, evacuation, medical emergencies, extreme weather, evacuation and shelter in place, H2S, O2, CO2, suspicious packages, bomb threats
  • Fire safety plans, fire and human behavior, building / facility fire warden roles and responsibilities, conducting effective fire drills
  • Occupational health and safety program integration; first aid, hazard identification in security patrols, mental health, persons requiring assistance during evacuations
  • Emergency systems; fire alarm, sprinklers, gas and refrigerant detection systems, firefighter elevators, emergency power, public address systems, emergency lighting
  • Arriving fire service priorities & expectations, lessons learned, common challenges during evacuations
  • Building the “life safety” business case

Each student will receive a bound and tabulated support binder containing:

  • PowerPoint presentation guide
  • Security communications templates
  • Security and life safety signage templates
  • Fire drill procedures and documentation templates
  • Emergency response procedure templates
  • Monthly exercise / training documentation template
  • Preventative maintenance schedules: daily, monthly and annual required inspections
  • Sample business case

This course is aimed at security directors/managers, program managers, security coordinators, patrol supervisors and program executive teams.

Course duration

1 day (Lunch, coffee and snacks are provided)

Continuing Professional Development Credits

6.5 Credits


Certificate, FESTI (Accredited College)

Course Venue

Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute, however Accredited programs may be held at any location.


$353.11 plus HST

Scheduled Dates

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