In our last blog post, we talked about the results of a study that looked at the effectiveness of fire sprinkler systems in industrial settings. The study, which can be viewed here mentioned a few cases where sprinklers were present, but were impeded or impaired. In most of the cases … Continue reading The Dangers of Fire Sprinkler Impairment
The March edition of the NFPA journal recently published a very interesting article about the impact of fire sprinklers on industrial facilities. We’ve known for years how important a working fire sprinkler system is for keeping your building safe in the event of a fire, but now the conclusion of … Continue reading The Importance of Fire Sprinklers in Industrial Settings
After your last kitchen fire suppression system inspection, is your system ready to protect your restaurant, food prep facility, or commercial kitchen? Would you stake everything on that? Many restaurant owners either don’t know or don’t particularly care what goes into a kitchen fire suppression system inspection. And for the … Continue reading Can Your Kitchen Fire Suppression System Take the Heat?
One of the key considerations to make when regarding your building’s fire protection system is choosing the best fire protection company to design, install, and maintain it. Before you hire a fire protection company, consider the following: Take an inventory of the fire protection systems you already have. Fire extinguishers? … Continue reading Choosing a Fire Protection Company in NJ
One question many business owners have is whether OSHA standards require that they provide hands-on fire extinguisher training. Usually people ask this question looking for a YES or NO answer, but unfortunately, the best answer is “It depends.” OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training Requirements Official OSHA guidelines state the following: “Where … Continue reading Do I Need to Provide Fire Extinguisher Training?
While this winter has been unusually cold, we’re no strangers to low temperatures here in New Jersey. Is your fire protection system designed to handle subfreezing temps? Cold Weather Fire Suppression System Design It’s important to remember that water in your fire sprinkler system is the same as water anywhere … Continue reading Winterizing Your Fire Suppression Systems
With all the bustle and commotion common to most hospitals, staying within fire code guidelines can be a struggle. But with so many lives on the line and with so many people who may not be able to move themselves, it’s extremely important that you make sure your facility stays … Continue reading Top Fire Code Violations in Hospitals
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