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    Intruder alarm systems Monitoring centres

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  21-11-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  29-07-2004

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2201.2-2004 INTRUDER ALARM SYSTEMS - MONITORING CENTRES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    7 - 1.3 CERTIFICATION PERIOD
    7 - 1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    8 - 1.5 DEFINITIONS
    8 - 1.5.1 Alternate power source
    8 - 1.5.2 Associate legal entity
    8 - 1.5.3 Client
    8 - 1.5.4 Indicating and recording equipment
    8 - 1.5.5 Legal entity
    8 - 1.5.6 Monitored site
    8 - 1.5.7 Monitoring centre shell
    8 - 1.5.8 Primary power source
    8 - 1.5.9 Premises
    9 - 1.5.10 Stand-by power sources
    9 - 1.5.11 Subsistence alarm
    9 - 1.6 NEW DESIGNS AND INNOVATIONS
    9 - 1.7 INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIED LIMITED VALUES
    9 - 1.8 GRADING CONVENTION
    10 - SECTION 2 BUILDING SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION
    10 - 2.1 CONSTRUCTION
    10 - 2.1.1 Monitoring centres shell (Grades A and B)
    10 - 2.1.2 Monitoring centre shell (Grade C)
    10 - 2.1.3 Internal visibility from outside (Grade A)
    10 - 2.1.4 Internal visibility from outside (Grade B)
    11 - 2.1.5 Internal visibility from outside (Grade C)
    11 - 2.2 MONITORING CENTRE PERMITTED OPENINGS
    11 - 2.2.1 Shell openings
    11 - 2.2.2 Doors
    11 - 2.2.3 Door construction (Grades A and B)
    11 - 2.2.4 Door construction (Grade C)
    11 - 2.2.5 Door viewer (Grade A)
    11 - 2.2.6 Permitted entrances
    12 - 2.2.7 Entrance construction (Grade A)
    12 - 2.2.8 Entrance construction (Grades B and C)
    12 - 2.2.9 Security exit doors (Grades A and B)
    12 - 2.2.10 Service penetrations (Grades A and B)
    12 - 2.3 AMENITIES
    12 - 2.3.1 Amenities (Grade A)
    12 - 2.3.2 Amenities (Grade B)
    13 - 2.3.3 Amenities (Grade C)
    13 - 2.4 AIRCONDITIONING AND VENTILATION
    13 - 2.4.1 General (Grades A and B)
    13 - 2.4.2 System requirement (Grade A)
    13 - 2.5 FIRE
    13 - 2.5.1 General
    13 - 2.5.2 Automatic fire systems (Grade A)
    13 - 2.5.3 Portable fire extinguishers
    13 - 2.6 ELECTRICAL SERVICES
    14 - SECTION 3 MONITORING CENTRE CONTROL AND SECURITY
    14 - 3.1 MONITORING CENTRE AND PERIMETER CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE
    14 - 3.1.1 General
    14 - 3.1.2 Residential exclusions (Grades A and B)
    14 - 3.1.3 External area surveillance (Grades A and B)
    14 - 3.1.4 Monitoring centre shell surveillance (Grade A)
    14 - 3.2 MONITORING CENTRE SECURITY
    14 - 3.2.1 Locking mechanisms
    15 - 3.2.2 Entrance locking system (Grade A)
    15 - 3.2.3 Electrical locking releases (Grades A and B)
    15 - 3.2.4 Emergency entry system
    15 - 3.2.5 Security exit door (Grades A and B)
    16 - 3.3 INTRUDER DETECTION
    17 - SECTION 4 EQUIPMENT
    17 - 4.1 POWER SOURCES
    17 - 4.1.1 General
    17 - 4.1.2 Primary power sources
    17 - 4.1.3 Reticulation control (Grades 1 and 2)
    17 - 4.1.4 Stand-by power sources
    19 - 4.1.5 Alternate power sources (Grades 1 and 2)
    19 - 4.1.6 Other stand-by and alternate power source loads
    19 - 4.1.7 Batteries
    19 - 4.2 CLOCKS
    20 - 4.3 COMMUNICATIONS
    20 - 4.3.1 Telephones
    20 - 4.3.2 Remote monitored alarm systems
    20 - 4.3.3 Voice recording equipment (Grade 1)
    20 - 4.3.4 Operator inactivity monitor
    21 - 4.3.5 Alarm response communication (Grades 1 and 2)
    21 - 4.4 INDICATING AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
    21 - 4.4.1 General
    21 - 4.4.2 Data integrity
    21 - 4.4.3 Mean time to detect (MTTD)
    21 - 4.4.4 System availability
    22 - 4.4.5 Alarm processing time
    22 - 4.5 RECORDS
    22 - 4.5.1 General
    22 - 4.5.2 Retention of records
    23 - 4.5.3 Retrieval of records
    24 - SECTION 5 STAFF
    24 - 5.1 GENERAL
    24 - 5.2 OPERATOR NUMBERS
    24 - 5.2.1 Requirements (Grade 1)
    24 - 5.2.2 Requirements (Grades 2 and 3)
    24 - 5.3 SKILLS AVAILABILITY
    24 - 5.4 COMPETENCY-BASED TRAINING PROGRAM
    24 - 5.5 ACCREDITATION
    25 - APPENDIX A - COMPLIANCE SUMMARY
    29 - APPENDIX B - EQUIPMENT AVAILABILITY
    29 - B1 SINGLE SYSTEM
    29 - B2 REDUNDANT SYSTEM

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements and a grading convention for monitoring centres and the operations, equipment and staff necessary to carry out monitoring of intruder alarm systems.

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    This Standard specifies requirements and a grading convention for monitoring centres used for the monitoring of intruder alarm systems. It also sets out requirements and a grading convention for operations, equipment and staff in monitoring centres used for the monitoring of intruder alarm systems.NOTE: A summary of criteria for compliance with the Standard is shown in Appendix A.

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    Committee EL-031
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 2201.2:2021.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 2201.2-1978.Second edition 1986.Third edition 1992.Fouth edition 2001.Fifth edition 2004. First published as AS 2201.2-1978. Second edition 1986. Third edition 1992. Fouth edition 2001. Fifth edition 2004.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 3011.1-1992 Electrical installations - Secondary batteries installed in buildings - Vented cells Vented cells
    AS 1530.4-1997 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance tests of elements of building construction
    AS 2676.1-1992 Guide to the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of secondary batteries in buildings - Vented cells
    AS 1530.4-2005 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance test of elements of construction
    AS 2201.3-1991 Intruder alarm systems Detection devices for internal use
    AS 2201.5-1992 Intruder alarm systems - Alarm transmission systems
    AS/NZS 2201.1:2007 Intruder alarm systems Client's premises - Design, installation, commissioning and maintenance
    AS 2118.1-2006 Automatic fire sprinkler systems General systems
    AS 1670.1-2004 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning Fire
    AS 2201.1-1998 Intruder alarm systems Systems installed in client's premises
    AS 2676.2-1992 Guide to the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of secondary batteries in buildings - Sealed cells
    AS 2118.1-1999 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - General requirements
    AS 2706-2003 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values (Reconfirmed 2018)

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    AS/NZS 4421:2011 Guard and patrol security services
    AS 2118.1:2017 Automatic fire sprinkler systems General systems
    AS 4118.1.4-1994 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Valve monitors
    AS 2201.4-1990 Intruder alarm systems Wire-free systems installed in client's premises
    AS 2159-1995 Piling - Design and installation
    AS 2201.5-1992 Intruder alarm systems - Alarm transmission systems
    HB 37.4-1994 Handbook of Australian fire Standards Building materials, products and construction (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2201.1:2007 Intruder alarm systems Client's premises - Design, installation, commissioning and maintenance
    AS/NZS 2201.5:2008 Intruder alarm systems Alarm transmission systems (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2118.1-2006 Automatic fire sprinkler systems General systems
    AS 4806.4-2008 Closed circuit television (CCTV) - Remote video
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