In addition to the safety of occupants with business continuity an ever increasing issue, protection from fire is an integral aspect in reducing downtime at any facility. An understanding of why you need both fire prevention and fire protection can reduce hazards and maintain safety.
The risks from carbon monoxide exposure rise when the temperatures drop and fuel-burning equipment gets turned on for warmth. Now is the perfect time to schedule a security maintenance check of all devices systemwide.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is fast-tracking the development of a new standard for active shooter situations. Expectations are that the new standard will be ready this coming spring.
New and updated definitions bring the NFPA 72 Fire Code up to date with advancements in technology and processes. By adopting the changes in the 2016 edition of NFPA 72, fire alarm system designers and contractors can avoid confusion with the proper installation, use, and operation of today’s systems.