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Hospitality Facilities Design and
Planning
Week 10
Safety and Security Systems
Program today
• 4:00-4:15 Review visit to Jay Peak
• 4:15-5:15 Safety and Security Systems
• 5:30-6:45PM - PROJECT
Safety and Security
• Role of a hotelier: provide a safe environment for
guest and staff, protect the asset (building and
...
S A F E T Y
MGM Grand Las Vegas
MGM GRAND
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xmsQrZ8MHY
MGM Grand
• November 21st
, 1980
• 7AM
• 5,000 guests in hotel
• Cause: electrical ground fault inside wall soffit
• Fire ...
Monte Carlo Las Vegas
• January 25th
, 2008
• 11AM
• 3,000 rooms
• Cause: welding on roof
• Closer to home: http://www.wmu...
Hotel Fires
• Hotel Manager’s nightmare
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn15BUFBvu8
• Over 4,000 per year, down from 11,5...
Fewer hotel fires and deaths
• Improvements in :
– Fire prevention
– Fire detection
– Notification
– Fire control
– Suppre...
Fire Prevention
• Kitchen
• Laundry
• Ventilation, cleaning, inspection!
Fire Detection
• Heat Detectors
Fire Detection
• Smoke detector
Fire Notification
• Emergency Instructions and floor plans: part
of in room information and posted on hotel
room door
• Pu...
Fire Suppression
• Sprinkler system
• Portable extinguishers
• Hoses
• Kitchen hoods
• Importance of training staff
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY-Du4jwVOw
ANSUL Systems for kitchens
Fire Control
• Fire dampers
• Smoke dampers
Evacuation
• Have a plan! And test it, again and again
– Example TFL 2003
• Designate staff members
• Assembly locations
•...
Egress
• Exit signage
• Keep hallways and stairwells clear
• Emergency lighting
S E C U R I T Y
What do guests say
• When asked what is most important about
choosing hotel, top of list is:
– SAFETY AND SECURITY!
Security, protection from what?
• Theft
• Forced entry, danger of attack, personal harm
Security measures
Security measures
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJyGioxzDAw
Key Control
• Electronic Locks
• RFID – what is it, advantages
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUHOOUBJr6s
Terrorism
• Vehicle barriers
• Controlled access
• Security cameras
• Personnel training
Next Class
Guest Lecture:
Jason Lisai – VP of Planning and Development,
Sugarbush Resort
----------------
Class: Water and...
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  1. 1. Hospitality Facilities Design and Planning Week 10 Safety and Security Systems
  2. 2. Program today • 4:00-4:15 Review visit to Jay Peak • 4:15-5:15 Safety and Security Systems • 5:30-6:45PM - PROJECT
  3. 3. Safety and Security • Role of a hotelier: provide a safe environment for guest and staff, protect the asset (building and contents) Safety: Accidental Versus Security: Structural
  4. 4. S A F E T Y
  5. 5. MGM Grand Las Vegas
  6. 6. MGM GRAND • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xmsQrZ8MHY
  7. 7. MGM Grand • November 21st , 1980 • 7AM • 5,000 guests in hotel • Cause: electrical ground fault inside wall soffit • Fire moved at 15-19 feet PER SECOND • 80 people killed, 700 injured • No sprinkler system in Restaurants and Casino
  8. 8. Monte Carlo Las Vegas • January 25th , 2008 • 11AM • 3,000 rooms • Cause: welding on roof • Closer to home: http://www.wmur.com/news/22678208/detail.html
  9. 9. Hotel Fires • Hotel Manager’s nightmare • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn15BUFBvu8 • Over 4,000 per year, down from 11,500 in 1970’s
  10. 10. Fewer hotel fires and deaths • Improvements in : – Fire prevention – Fire detection – Notification – Fire control – Suppression – Evacuation
  11. 11. Fire Prevention • Kitchen • Laundry • Ventilation, cleaning, inspection!
  12. 12. Fire Detection • Heat Detectors
  13. 13. Fire Detection • Smoke detector
  14. 14. Fire Notification • Emergency Instructions and floor plans: part of in room information and posted on hotel room door • Pull stations: • Horns, alarms – some times with voice: – http://www.cod.edu/public_safety/Alarm%20Fire%20Message.asx
  15. 15. Fire Suppression • Sprinkler system • Portable extinguishers • Hoses • Kitchen hoods • Importance of training staff
  16. 16. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY-Du4jwVOw ANSUL Systems for kitchens
  17. 17. Fire Control • Fire dampers • Smoke dampers
  18. 18. Evacuation • Have a plan! And test it, again and again – Example TFL 2003 • Designate staff members • Assembly locations • Registered guest list, ledgers • Special guest needs • Primary contact fire department: after they arrive WHO IS IN CHARGE?
  19. 19. Egress • Exit signage • Keep hallways and stairwells clear • Emergency lighting
  20. 20. S E C U R I T Y
  21. 21. What do guests say • When asked what is most important about choosing hotel, top of list is: – SAFETY AND SECURITY!
  22. 22. Security, protection from what? • Theft • Forced entry, danger of attack, personal harm
  23. 23. Security measures
  24. 24. Security measures
  25. 25. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJyGioxzDAw
  26. 26. Key Control • Electronic Locks • RFID – what is it, advantages • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUHOOUBJr6s
  27. 27. Terrorism • Vehicle barriers • Controlled access • Security cameras • Personnel training
  28. 28. Next Class Guest Lecture: Jason Lisai – VP of Planning and Development, Sugarbush Resort ---------------- Class: Water and Wastewater Systems
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