Security & Life Safety
As the volume of online purchases grows, the need for an effective parcel delivery system is vital, especially for online shoppers living in condos.
As employers, condo corporations can be prosecuted under the ‘general duty’ clause, even when complying with OHSA safety compliance regulations.
Specialized analytics and network audio are addressing lax condominium security by combining video surveillance, communication and entry control.
There are four basic steps that those responsible for a property need to take to help manage disasters such as floods.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
Some condo lobbies may be looking spare lately because the lounge furniture that usually occupies these spaces is being targeted as a fire risk.
Two recent events in Toronto have called into question the security of master keys in condo buildings.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
The minimum wage hike may sting more in condo communities than others as they face new costs associated with recent changes to Ontario’s condo laws.
Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
December has been seasonably mild, so winter safety tips may not be top of mind for condo managers. But now is a good time to prepare for coming weather.
A spate of condo blazes in Alberta has reignited conversations about the perennial fire safety risk posed by cigarettes in multi-residential buildings.
A security expert says condos need to have a plan for responding to short-term rentals ahead of tourist draws like the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
Condominium security and the management of security services can be challenging if the three main bodies that govern the service (the condo board, property manager