Posts Categorized: Fire Prevention

The NFPA Urges Commercial Buildings to Maintain Life Safety Systems During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fire Alarm System Testing

Tragically, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to over 20,000 people losing their lives worldwide, and that number will only increase. In the United States and in many other countries, non-essential businesses have been forced to either shut down or continue their operations remotely, as employees work from home to avoid sharing germs. As such, buildings… Read more »

Why Some Industrial Buildings Fail Fire Safety Inspections

To make sure the fire alarm system in your industrial building is working the way it should, you’ll need to subject it to fire safety inspections on a regular basis. You’ll also need to take the necessary steps to ensure that it passes inspections with flying colors. Here are just a few of the reasons… Read more »

An Overview of Commercial Fires and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Commercial Fires

Every year, there are almost 100,000 commercial fires that take place throughout the U.S. These fires result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries, and billions of dollars’ worth of damage on an annual basis. If you own a commercial property, preventing fires from starting and spiraling out of control should be of the utmost… Read more »

Common Fire Code Issues

Fire Code Violations

In the interest of safety, what are some common fire code/safety issues most talked about in public buildings? Well, if you were to ask inspectors, who typically look over common areas, stairways, closets, utility rooms and more, you’d get an earful. Storage Mishaps Oftentimes, it all comes down to storage, as in, “How are things… Read more »