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Water Mist vs. Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire sprinkler systems put out or slow the growth of fires by drenching them and the surrounding area with water, removing heat and potential fuel sources.  Water mist systems work by cooling the [...]

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Laboratory Fire Safety

A laboratory at workplaces and educational centers uses and stores chemicals and materials that are highly flammable, toxic and sometimes explosive.  In order to prevent unplanned fires, [...]

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Why Backflow Preventers are Important

Backflow preventers are necessary.  When you turn on the faucet, you expect water that is safe and clean to drink.  Professionally designed plumbing and sewage systems provide our businesses and [...]

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Office Kitchen Fire Safety

Office kitchen fires account for over 20 percent of commercial building fires according to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and cooking equipment is the source of 29 percent of those [...]

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What is a Fire Alarm Inspection?

A fire alarm inspection is important because it can save lives!  The fire alarm system is designed to detect a fire and warn people of the danger.   It will close doors and shut down air systems [...]

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Common Fire Safety Violations

The most common fire safety violations are some of the easiest to identify and remedy.  To avoid being fined or having your occupational status revoked, you must meet applicable fire codes for [...]

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Where to Install Emergency Lighting and Exit Signs

Knowing where to install emergency lighting and exit signs is crucial for everyone to be able to evacuate a building safely.  They need to illuminate the path to exit and which doors to use that [...]

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Emergency Fire Response Procedures

An emergency fire response plan can save lives when a fire occurs.  Chaos and confusion can reign when a fire threatens your employees and business.  A detailed and rehearsed [...]

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Maintaining Your Fire Suppression Systems

Maintaining your fire suppression systems are vital to ensure that they work properly when a fire occurs.  Fire suppression systems often work in conjunction with a fire alarm system to provide [...]

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Common Workplace Fire Hazards

Workplace fires occur every year resulting in serious damage to property and even injury and death.  Negligence is a leading cause of these fires and most could be prevented with more care and [...]