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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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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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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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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.  [...]

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Fire Safety in the Laboratory

A laboratory has a high risk for fires, especially if solvents are used and stored in the lab.  Having a fire prevention procedure to follow is essential to minimize the potential fire risks.  [...]

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Preventing Manufacturing Plant Fires

Most manufacturing plant fires are preventable.  They can kill and injure people and cause billions of dollars’ worth of property damage each year.  Fortunately, there are steps you can take to [...]

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What are Water Mist Systems?

Have you heard about water mist systems?  They are high pressure water systems that use 80-90% less water than tradition sprinkler systems.   This type of fire suppression is a good option for [...]

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Preventing Workplace Fires

Fires destroy property, cause injuries, and take lives.  Workplace fires can also mean the termination of jobs.  The best way to teach employees how to prevent workplace fires is through fire [...]

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