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Week 10 class notes

  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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