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Nursing Home Fire Safety Tips

Most nursing home residents are unable to protect themselves in the event of a fire.  The special needs of some residents represent a significant threat if a fire occurs.  Some may not be [...]

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Causes of Manufacturing Fires and Explosions

Manufacturing plants have a high risk of fires or explosions.  Equipment and various machinery pose a significant fire hazard if not properly maintained.  Do not risk devastating effects from a [...]

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Fire Safety Training Saves Lives!

Why is fire safety training important?  If you have commercial property, you are required by law to protect everyone in the building from the threat of fire.  The risks and hazards present need [...]

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What are ABC Fire Extinguishers?

ABC fire extinguishers are often the ideal choice because they can put out many different types of fires.  They use a dry chemical known as monoammonium phosphate that can quickly put out the [...]

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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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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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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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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 [...]