Content related to ‘fire safety’
New SFPE Survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building.
Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today’s Facility Manager.
Proper maintenance is required to ensure that this life saving system performs when a fire strikes. With temperatures plummeting, it is critical to protect fire sprinkler system piping from freezing.
Circumstances behind deaths of 100 concertgoers at West Warwick, RI nightclub 10 years ago were strikingly similar to those of the recent Brazilian nightclub blaze, which killed 230 people.
Facility managers can access the latest information about the company’s piping systems through this new technology tool.
ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s National Electrical Code® as the electrical code for use with the ICC family of codes.
The agreement resolves citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in June 2011 for violations found at the company’s manufacturing facility in Johnstown, OH.
The transducer can fail to detect water pressure accurately in a fire suppression sprinkler system. This could cause the sprinkler system to fail to activate and pump water to the sprinklers in the event of a fire.
Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn’t just the law; it’s very, very good business!
The new NFPA guidelines call out only two specific sprinkler/storage combinations in which automatic shutdown is required within 90 seconds of sprinkler activation.