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Prepare for Fire Prevention Week 2018

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Are You Prepared? Fire Prevention Week Is October 7-13, 2018

Confires Fire Protection Service is passionate about keeping you and your business safe. We’ve been a leader in fire protection services for over 30 years. We provide complete fire protection services for businesses, organization, government buildings, and restaurants in New Jersey and Delaware. Our experienced fire safety professionals specialize in all aspects of fire protection—from fire sprinkler installation and fire extinguisher inspection to commercial kitchen fire suppression and fire hydrant inspection. We’re passionate about fire safety, which is why we want to make sure you’re aware of Fire Prevention Week 2018.

About Fire Prevention Week

In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance in hopes of teaching people how to stay safe in case of a fire. Fire Prevention Week is observed each year during the week of October 9th in memory of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire. This year, Fire Prevention Week campaign is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” This campaign works to educate people about the three necessary steps to take to reduce the likelihood of a fire:

  • Look – Look for places a fire could start. Identify potential fire hazards and take care of them safely.
  • Listen – Listen for the sound of a smoke alarm. Get outside to safety as soon as you hear the alarm sound.
  • Learn – Learn two ways out of every room and make sure all doors and windows leading outside open easily and are free of clutter.

As experienced safety professionals, Confires urges you to bring these three basic lessons into your organization. Although our fire protection systems are state-of-the-art, nothing beats your instinct and ability to react to danger quickly.

Learn more about what fire protection services we provide. Contact us today!

The Importance of Fire Prevention

In a fire, mere seconds can mean the difference between a safe escape and real danger. Fire safety education is important for everyone—not just children. Since fires continue to occur in our facilities and on work sites, it shows we still have a lot to learn regarding fire prevention.

Planning is key when it comes to fire safety in the workplace, and it’s imperative to have a reliable fire protection plan in place for your work facility. This fire protection plan includes an account of all potential fire hazards, procedures to prevent those fires, and plans for employee fire safety training. A quality fire prevention plan is one that focuses on anticipating and preventing all potential fires from occurring. After all, the best way to keep everyone safe from fires is not to let them start in the first place.

How can you prevent fires in your facility? Let Confires help! Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Confires Fire Protection Service Supports Fire Prevention Week 2018

If you want more information or tips on Fire Prevention Week, the National Fire Protection Association has plenty of resources for you and your employees. Confires wants to help you protect and prepare your facility for any fire risks. We have a variety of expert fire suppression and fire protection services that will educate you and your employees about the importance of fire safety.

Contact us today to learn how we can help prevent a fire in your facility!

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