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Bay Adelaide Centre

333 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario

Building Security

Security Overview
Security Officers are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by Russell Securirty Services Inc., an independent contractor providing building services. The Officers are aided in their role by closed circuit television surveillance at strategic locations in the complex, electronic card readers, and continuous patrols of the complex.

All common areas and multi-tenant floors are patrolled periodically after business hours with all insecure office entrances being investigated and tenant representatives called at home if necessary.

Two-way radio communication between the Management Office, security console and building staff provide quick response to any issue.

While security officers, closed circuit television cameras and the maintenance staff can provide basic protection for the building, security is everyone's responsibility and your cooperation and vigilance is essential.

Each tenant can be effective in preventing the loss of valuable personal and company property by careful observance of these common-sense procedures:

  • Be particularly observant of strangers in your area and if their identity cannot be readily established, advise the Security Department immediately. Our ability to take positive action may be wholly dependent on speedy notification.

  • At the end of each working day, store small personal and company items of value, such as hand-sized dictating machines, calculators, etc., in a locked desk, credenza, file cabinet or other secured location.

  • At your discretion, electrical office equipment should be secured. Particular care should be taken for the security of lap top computers; they are easily transported and readily marketable.

  • File cabinet drawers should be closed at the end of the working day and all file cabinets that are provided with locks should be secured nightly.

  • Be certain that all public corridor egress doors are locked after 5:00 P.M. on each business day and when your receptionist leaves the offices.

  • Enforce strict control of keys and access cards. Please notify the Security Department when any employees are terminated.

  • Promptly report to building Security the loss of property or any suspicious event. Serial numbers of all valuable items should be recorded and retained in a file to aid police in recovering property in the event of a loss or theft.

  • Articles of value (handbags and coats) should not be left in open, unattended reception areas, or on desks in offices at any time.

  • Never leave a vault or safe open while out of the office. Thoroughly spin the combination lock when closing a vault or safe. Do not leave a vault or safe combination in a desk.

  • Special care should be taken during certain times best suited for pilferage, i.e., the first 30 minutes after opening, lunch hours and just before closing. These are the times of maximum movement of personnel and absence from work areas and offices.
You may request additional patrols of your offices from the Security Department.

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