GTC Security has 3-years of working experience with Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Program security codes, standards, and guidelines and utilize our professional military training and field experience to provide innovative and cost-effective security design, security system installation, and security management services to Oregon's cannabis industry.
GTC Security consultants design site-specific electronic video surveillance, access control, and perimeter security system based on through assessment and extensive military and cannabis industry field experience and that are adaptable to each client's changings needs and budget. All designs and product choices are based solely on our client’s requirements and security needs and not influenced by compensation or remuneration from any security system manufacturer or system integrators.
GTC Security system design services include Comprehensive Design Specifications to include the following sections, at minimum: • Description and scope of work • Necessary Contractor qualifications • Material descriptions • A&E specifications for all products • Installation, testing, and commissioning requirements • Execution information
Oregon House Bill 3460 Security Requirements (333-008-1040 – 333-008-1080 & 333-008-1200)
333-008-1140 Security for Registered facility
(1) The PRF must ensure that a registered facility complies with OAR 333-008-1140 through 333-008-1180. GTC Security personnel use their years of OMMP security experience and extensive military training and experience to produce innovative and cost-effective security services specifically developed for the cannabis industry.
(2)The PRF is responsible for the security of all usable marijuana and immature plants in the registered facility, including providing adequate safeguards against theft or diversion of usable marijuana and immature plants and records that are required to be kept.
(3)The PRF must ensure that commercial grade, non-residential door locks are installed on every external door at a registered facility prior to opening for business and used while a facility is registered. GTC Security Design provides site specific security plans that are adaptable to each client's changing needs and budget and meet or exceed the security requirements in HB3460.
(4)During all hours when the registered facility is open for business, the PRF must ensure that:
(a) All usable marijuana and immature plants received and all usable marijuana and immature plants available for transfer to a patient or a designated primary caregiver are kept in a locked, secure area that can only be accessed by authorized personnel.
(b) All areas where usable marijuana or immature plants are received for transfer by a registered facility are identified as a restricted access area by posting a sign not less than 12 inches wide and 12 inches long, composed of letters not less than one-half inch in height that reads, “Restricted Access Area – Authorized Personnel Only”.
(c) All areas where usable marijuana or immature plants are available for transfer to a patient or designated primary caregiver are:
(A) Identified as a restricted access area and clearly identified by the posting of a sign not less than 12 inches wide and 12 inches long, composed of letters not less than one-half inch in height that reads “Restricted Access Area – No Minors Allowed”;
(B) Supervised by the PRF or an employee of the registered facility at all times when a patient or designated primary caregiver is present; and
(C) Separate from any area where usable marijuana or immature plants are being transferred to a registered facility. GTC Security Management develop and manage organization’s pro-active security policies and procedures to prevent loss and ensure business confidentiality, integrity, availability, non-repudiation, accountability, recoverability, and audit ability of sensitive information.
(5) During all hours when the registered facility is not open for business the PRF must ensure that:
(a) All entrances to and exits from the facility are securely locked and any keys or key codes to the facility remain in the possession of the PRF or authorized employees;
(b) All usable marijuana is kept in a safe; and
(c) All immature plants are in a locked room.
(6)The PRF must ensure that:
(a) Electronic records are encrypted, and securely stored to prevent unauthorized access and to ensure confidentiality;
(b) There is an electronic back-up system for all electronic records; and
(c) All video recordings and archived required records not stored electronically are kept in a locked storage area. Current records may be kept in a locked cupboard or desk outside the locked storage area during hours when the registered facility is open. GTC Security Design product choices are based solely on our client’s requirements and budget and are not influenced from 3rd party compensation or remuneration.
Alarm System for Registered Facilities & Approval of Application
(1) Prior to opening for business, a PRF must ensure that a registered facility has a security alarm system installed by an alarm installation companyon all facility entry or exit points and perimeter windows.
(2) At the time of application a PRF must submit to the Authority documentation ofthe;
(a) Alarm system that is installed or proposed for installation;
(b) Company that installed the system or plans to install the system;
(c) Features of the system that meet the criteria of this rule. GTC Security Floor Plans include how the system will operate and function, the exact locations, sizes, and types of all devices and head-end equipment; pertinent specific information about devices and head-end equipment; and other design elements.
(3) A PRF must ensure that the facility is continuously monitored by the alarm system.
(4) The security alarm system for the registered facility must:
(a) Be able to detect movement inside the registered facility;
(b) Be programmed to notify a security company that will notify the PRF or his or her designee in the event of a breach; and
(c) Have at least two “panic buttons” located inside the registered facility that are linked with the alarm system. GTC Security video surveillance systems are custom built to the needs and budget of each individual client and meet or exceed Oregon’s HB3460 security requirements.
(5) A facility’s registration may not be transferred to another location.
(6) If a proposed facility appears to be in compliance with ORS 475.314 and these rules except that the proposed facility does not yet have a security system installed and other security requirements in place, the Authority may issue a provisional registrationthat is valid for 60 days.
(a) In order to receive provisional registration a PRF must submit to the Authority at the time of application a floor plan of the facility that has marked and labeled all points of entry to the facility, all secure areas required by these rules and the proposed placement of all video cameras.
(b) The provisionally registered facility may not receive transfers of usable marijuana or immature plants or transfer usable marijuana or immature plants until the security system and other security requirements are in place and the Authority has approved the provisionally registered facility to begin operating.
(c) When the security system and other security requirements are in place the PRF must notify the Authority and if the Authority determines that the provisionally registered facility is in full compliance with these rules, the Authority must approve the facility for operation.
Video Surveillance Equipment for Registered Facilities
(1)Prior to opening for business, a PRF must install a fully operational video surveillance recording system.
(2)At the time of application a PRF must submit to the Authority documentation of the:
(a) Video surveillance system that is installed or proposed for installation;
(b) Company or person that installed the system or plans to install the system;
(c) Features of the system that meet the criteria of this rule. GTC Security provides security design, installation, and management of alarm and physical security counter-measures that meet or exceed Oregon’s HB3460 security requirements.
(3)Video surveillance equipment must, at a minimum:
(a) Consist of:
(A) Digital or network video recorders;
(B) Cameras capable of meeting the requirements of OAR 333-008-1170 and this rule;
(C) Video monitors;
(D) Digital archiving devices; and
(E) A color printer capable of producing still photos.
(b) Be equipped with a failure notification system that provides prompt notification to the PRF or employees of any prolonged surveillance interruption or failure; and
(c) Have sufficient battery backup to support a minimum of one hour of recording time in the event of a power outage. GTC Security has a working knowledge of Oregon’s constantly changing OMMP security codes, standards, and guidelines and design customized and integrated security solutions for each client that are based on a thorough assessment.
(4)All video surveillance equipment and recordings must be stored in a locked secure area that is accessible only to the PRF, authorized employees of the registered facility and the Authority.
Required Camera Coverage and Camera Placement for Registered Facilities
(1)A PRF must ensure that a registered facility has camera coverage for:
(a) All secure and restricted access areas described in OAR 333-008-1140;
(b) All point of sale areas;
(c) All points of entry to or exit from secure and restricted access areas; and
(d) All points of entry to or exit from the registered facility.
(2)A PRF must ensure that camera placement is capable of identifying activity occurring within 15 feet of all points of entry to the registered facility and exit from the registered facility and shall allow for the clear and certain identification of any individual and activities on the facility premises. GTC Security plans exceed all ecurity requirements in HB3460 sections OAR 333-008-1140 to OAR 333-008-1180.
Video Recording Requirements for Registered Facilities
(1)The PRF must ensure that all camera views of all secure and restricted access areas and points of entry to or exit from the registered facility are continuously monitored by motion sensor video equipment or similar technology 24 hours a day.
(2)A PRF must ensure that:
(a) All surveillance recordings are kept for a minimum of 30 days and are in a format that can be easily accessed for viewing;
(b) The surveillance system has the capability to produce a color still photograph from any camera image;
(c) The date and time is embedded on all surveillance recordings without significantly obscuring the picture;
(d) Video recordings are archived in a format that ensures authentication of the recording as a legitimately-captured video and guarantees that no alterations of the recorded image has taken place; and
(e) Video surveillance records and recordings are available upon request to the Authority for the purpose of ensuring compliance with ORS 475.314 and these rules. GTC Security Management ensures video surveillance system continuity.
Operation of Registered Facilities
(4)A PRF must have written detailed policies and procedures and training for employees on the policies and procedures that at a minimum, cover the following:
(a) Security; GTC Security Management: Develop and manage security policies and procedures to ensure that they meet State requirements and are consistent with organization’s strategy, goals, and objectives to enable our clients to be prepared for such matters as emergency management, business continuity and other security matters.
(c) Transfers of usable marijuana and plants to and from the facility;
(d) Operation of a registered facility;
(e) Required record keeping;
(f) Labeling; and
(g) Violations and enforcement.
GTC Security Services
· Security System Design OAR 333-008-1150(1) · Security System Installation OAR 333-008-1150(2)(b) · Security System Management OAR 333-008-1150(4)(b) · Security Policies OAR 333-008-1200(4) · Security Procedures OAR 333-008-1200(4) · Safes & Secure Storage OAR 333-008-1200(4)(a) · Employee Training OAR 333-008-1140(4) · Red Horse Security Response