|September 2010 ♦ Vol. 5, Issue 9|
Survivors who fled World Trade Center (WTC) buildings after the 9/11 terrorist attacks later told Commission investigators "the funny glowing green stuff we followed" enabled them to find their way down darkened stairwells and outside to safety.
That "green stuff" was photoluminescent lighting – glow-in-the-dark material placed on handrails, stairs, doors, and stairwell landings. Photoluminescent lighting leads occupants to safety when other lighting fails and provides your facility with a cost-effective emergency solution.
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Decipher how the ISO/TC 145 standard has changed graphical symbols, colors, and markings for safety-related information and their placement in your building.
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If an office building catches fire, the building management team or the security director will call for an evacuation. But what if spring weather produces a tornado? Instead of an evacuation, staying put or sheltering in place might make more sense.
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Affordable Long-Term Video Storage
The Show Must Go On
How New York City Keeps Building Occupants Protected
Workplace Violence in Your Office Building
Making Security Pay
Caution: IP Ahead
The Year's Most Innovative Security Technologies
How to Think About Security
Video Security Tips
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