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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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Commercial Kitchen Fire Hazards

Commercial kitchen fires are the cause of more than half of the fires in restaurants.  They can cause injury or death to people and the property damage can be costly to repair.  Making sure [...]

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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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TIME TO WINTERIZE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

Winter weather is here!  It is time to winterize your sprinkler system from cold temperatures.  Sprinkler components and pipes are vulnerable to freezing.  Fire sprinkler systems are less [...]

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Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems Explained

Clean agent fire suppression systems use inert gases and chemical agents to extinguish a fire.  They are used in areas where water would destroy valuable assets, records, and equipment.  They are [...]

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FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS EXPLAINED

A fire suppression system can be a lifesaver in the event of a fire.  It can reduce the risk of damage and help put the fire out quickly.  It is a mix of dry chemicals and wet agents which help [...]

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RESTAURANT FIRE SAFETY TIPS

Restaurants have a high risk of fire due to their open flames, hot equipment, cooking oils, electrical connections and paper products. A fire can destroy a restaurant, causing lost revenues and [...]

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Why Fire Safety Training is Important

Fire safety training can save lives.  It’s as simple as that.  Fires destroy property, cause injuries, and take lives.  A fire in the workplace can mean the termination of jobs since many offices [...]

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ESCAPING A HIGH-RISE BUILDING FIRE

What do you do if you are on the 20th floor of a high-rise building and a fire breaks out?  Most high-rise buildings have fire and life safety systems designed to control a fire and lessen the [...]

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