fire safety

Fire Safety is Small Business Safety

A workplace fire can have disastrous consequences for small business owners.  Following fire safety laws can keep your business and employees safe.  You should be able to eliminate most fire risks by following these fire safety rules. Fire Exits  All workplace buildings must have at least two fire exits that are not close to each…

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WORKPLACE FIRST AID KITS

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an estimated number of three million non-fatal workplace illnesses and injuries are being reported every year. To prevent minor workplace injuries from becoming serious, OSHA requires that first aid supplies and responders should be made available to treat injuries occurring in the workplace.  All workplaces including…

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MAINTAINING FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

Every second counts when a fire starts!  Having properly functioning fire sprinkler systems can mean the difference between people getting out safely and protecting your property.  A well-maintained fire sprinkler system buys the time needed by suppressing the fire until firefighters arrive to extinguish it.  That is why it is important for your sprinkler system…

Prevent Electrical FIres

PREVENTING ELECTRICAL FIRES

Electrical fires consistently rank among the top five causes of commercial building fires involving health clinics and hospitals, manufacturing plants, nursing homes, warehouses, farming operations, bars and restaurants.  The recognition of fire hazards is the first step in preventing fires. They are frequently caused by defects in wiring, motors, switches, lamps and heating elements.  Fires…