Posts Categorized: Fire Safety

Lithium Ion Battery Fire Safety

Lithium Ion Battery Fire Safety

Recently, lithium ion battery fires made global news headlines when the batteries in Samsung’s Note 7 smartphones started bursting into flames, causing property damage and injuries to users. The company has since recalled the phones, and its engineers are still working to determine the root cause of the fires. The fires in Samsung’s phones may… Read more »

Keeping your Factory Fire Safe

We know you take your workers’ safety seriously, but are you doing all you can to prevent fire? Here are some tips to keep in mind so that your factory’s photo will never be featured in an article about fire safety. When a fire occurs in a large space that’s filled with people, the leading… Read more »

Combustible Dust Puts Workplaces at Risk

In 2008, 14 people were killed when sugar dust suddenly ignited in a violent explosion at a refinery in Georgia. Two  years after that, a similar incident involving combustible dust in a metal recycling facility in West Virginia killed three workers and injured a contractor. According to the Chemical Safety Board, 281 dust-related workplace fires… Read more »

Safety Tips for Working With Highly Flammable Materials

Safety Tips for Working With Highly Flammable Materials

When you work with a flammable material, safety is the most important aspect of your work. There is always potential for an accident or emergency, so taking the necessary precautions to avoid them will make your workplace safer and more effective. Consider the following tips when working with flammable materials. Maintain proper ventilation in your… Read more »