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Question Of The Week: Weekly Sprinkler Tests
Facility manager wants to know if his distribution center's weekly sprinkler tests are a one- or two-person job.
Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school year.
What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire events?
The purpose of the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant is to integrate information modeling as a means of improving infrastructure safety and first responder preparedness.
In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.
Survey reveals that 70% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in a commercial high rise building, and another 24% feel no difference in their safety.
The April 23, 1940 fire in Natchez, MS remains the second deadliest night club fire in U.S. history.
In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Americans correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group.
In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a fire.
This weeklong observance was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in 1871.
The results of this survey revealed 28% of Americans feel security is the most important feature, while 12% of respondents indicated that fire safety is the most important aspect of a building's design.