This year’s Excellence Awards have a slightly different name as the newly branded TMA Monitoring Center Excellence Awards (formerly the CSAA Central Station Excellence Awards), but the awards — now in their 12th year —
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for the implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives across the country. The call comes after the release of the TSB’s report on its safety study, “Expanding the use of locomotive voice and video recorders in Canada.”
According to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada, there were more than 4,000 reported incidents of workplace violence against Canadian nurses between 2008 and 2013, and still, sources in the industry believe that these types of incidents are woefully underreported.
The Annual Central Station Excellence Awards honor one central station and three outstanding personnel that have made significant contributions to the alarm monitoring industry, their customers and community.
Over the next five years security alarm services industry revenue in Canada is expected to increase slowly at an average annual rate of 1.7 percent to $1.1 billion, which includes 1.0 percent anticipated growth in 2016 alone, according to a recent report from market research firm IBISWorld.
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.