Hostile Mitigation: Rise of Safe Rooms in Homeland Security

Updated: Dec 7, 2020



In recent years, there has been a growing tendency for public and private organisations to install safe rooms in buildings such as schools, hospitals, sporting venues, governmental facilities, and commercial buildings, etc. In many cases, the safe rooms are multi-hazard facilities designed to protect occupants from man-made threats – such as rocket attacks or armed assaults. The purpose of these safe rooms is to provide the building occupants safe and protected shelter until safe evacuation is possible. In COLCOM we able to design two main types of safe rooms: stand-alone and internal. Both types of safe rooms can be used as dual facilities and can also function as office spaces, calls rooms, storage rooms, etc.