New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
The dangers of transferring flammable liquids are very real, but protecting workers from harm can be relatively straightforward with proper training, PPE, and engineering controls.
UL Listed in the U.S. and Canada, the power source for LED T8 Type B Tubes provides a retrofit for existing fluorescent fixtures as part of an emergency lighting system.
Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.
This solution is focused on addressing inadequate radio coverage for emergency first responders in commercial buildings.
The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
In response to COVID-19, you may have closed your buildings quickly. Did you properly decommission your building and its systems?
A centralized system for monitoring and proactive action improves the protection of electrical equipment and the circuits at all levels of a facility’s electrical installation.
Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.
Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
Here is a three-step fire safety checklist from The Home Depot to help protect facilities and occupants year-round.
Surface Shields introduced Cover Shield heavy-duty fire-resistant floor protector and Seam Tape FR fire-retardant polyethylene seam tape.
The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.
BowVue 2.0 is a patent-pending dashboard app that offers users clear visibility and control over their electrical systems from mobile devices or desktops.
Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.
This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.
In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, the behavioral health-based report recommends a community wide response to violence.
Johnson Controls announced advanced listings for its TYCO Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler.
Efficient building materials reduce operating costs and improve aesthetics, yet they can also prevent radio signals from penetrating facilities, especially in critical areas used by first responders in emergencies.
A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.
New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.
Installed in the pool facility and weight room at St. Augustine Preparatory Academy in Milwaukee, Duralife lockers resist bacteria, mildew, and more.
For National Electrical Safety Month, updated workplace safety information to reduce electrical injuries is available from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.
The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.
A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.
TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.
For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable
When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.
Alert Beacons sound and flash to capture the attention of building occupants and display custom messages about emergency and how to respond.
Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.
Video fire detection employs surveillance cameras and software analytics to detect smoke and flames.
Where aesthetics are important, it's possible to meet code requirements for emergency lighting with stylish fixtures.
5418 Series intrinsically safe flashlights can be coupled with a multi-angle mount that transforms them into hands-free tools of the trade.
The B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator now features connectivity and programming enhancements to help keep pace with changing alarm communication technology.
Addressable and able to detect the presence of smoke earlier than traditional equipment, the VESDA-E VEA system fits many facilities' needs.
An online tool from the National Fire Protection Association helps facility management and AHJs assess combustible facade fire risk in high-rise buildings.
In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.
The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.