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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 [...]

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FLAMES DIFFERENT COLORS EXPLAINED

The flames of a fire have several different colors.  The colors in the flames represent the different substances that are undergoing combustion in the fire.  Hotter fires burn with more energy [...]

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Holiday Fire Safety Tips

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together and enjoy favorite holiday traditions.  Unfortunately, it is a time when house fires increase resulting in high costs and more [...]

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DOES YOUR WORKPLACE HAVE ENOUGH FIRE EXTINGUISHERS?

Do you have enough fire extinguishers in your workplace to be up to code and are they located in areas that increase the safety those inside?  That depends on two factors – the square footage of [...]

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What Does UL 300 Mean?

Underwriter Laboratories wrote a standard for restaurant suppression systems called UL 300 that outlines specific guidelines that must be met to receive a UL 300 label.  Each system manufacturer [...]

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Benefits of Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems

Fire protection systems sometimes damage or even destroy the items they are intended to protect.  Clean agent fire suppression systems were developed to prevent damage of equipment, records, [...]

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Benefits of Fire Safety Training

There are many benefits to employees learning about fire safety.   Training employees about what to do in the event of an emergency can save lives and minimize the damage to the company.  Fire [...]

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FIRE SAFETY IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

In healthcare facilities, a fire can be devastating to the patients and workers.  Many people in hospitals can’t leave their beds because of their physical condition or medical status.  This [...]

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How to Put Out a Grease Fire

Grease fires are one of the most common causes of kitchen and house fires.  Knowing what to do is essential for preventing the fire from spreading.  What should you do if a grease fire happens? [...]

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Electrical Fire Safety Tips

Electrical fire safety can prevent fires from starting.  A building’s electric grid carries a tremendous load between running equipment, powering the HVAC system and keeping the lights on.  [...]