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How New York City Keeps Building Occupants Protected

May 5, 2010
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May 2010 Vol. 5, Issue 5

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How New York City Keeps Building Occupants Protected

If you own or manage a building in New York City, you’re probably practicing a well-regarded all-hazards emergency action plan (EAP) that was implemented by the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) in 2006.

According to Andrea Houtkin, president of Houtkin Consulting Inc., a New York City-based security consultant, the EAP provides “excellent guidance to office tenants and building managers facing an emergency anywhere” – not just in New York.

Read more to find out what makes up an EAP ...

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