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Remote Video Inspection

Five Key Considerations For Remote Video Inspection Programs

New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
flammable liquids

Keep Workers Safer When Transferring Flammable, Combustible Liquids

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.
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EarthTronics Offers New TBEM10 Emergency Power Source

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.
Exit Lights

Illuminating The Importance Of Emergency And Exit Lights

Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.
first responders

Siemens And Radio Solutions Inc. Alliance Focused On First Responders

This solution is focused on addressing inadequate radio coverage for emergency first responders in commercial buildings.
Smoke Detectors

Advancements In Smoke Detectors

The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
decommissioning

Best Practices For Decommissioning To Recommissioning Your Buildings

In response to COVID-19, you may have closed your buildings quickly. Did you properly decommission your building and its systems?
electrical fire

Are There Holes in Your Electrical Fire Prevention Strategy? Try A Connected Approach.

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.
Fire Safety Inspection

Fire Safety System Inspections: 4 Unexpected Ways To Prepare Your Organization

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

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
fire safety

Fire Safety Supplies From Home Depot Pro

Here is a three-step fire safety checklist from The Home Depot to help protect facilities and occupants year-round.
fire defense system

Surface Shields Fire Defense System

Surface Shields introduced Cover Shield heavy-duty fire-resistant floor protector and Seam Tape FR fire-retardant polyethylene seam tape.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.
electrical systems

Bowtie App Controls Electrical 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.
Fire Detection

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.
electrical safety

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
Facility Executive August 2019 issue

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.
mass violence

New Report Examines Wide Range Of Mass Violence Solutions

In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, the behavioral health-based report recommends a community wide response to violence.
combustible concealed space sprinklers

Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers Enhanced

Johnson Controls announced advanced listings for its TYCO Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler.
first responders

A Critical Take On Connectivity

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.  
electrical safety

Failure To Conduct Arc-flash Hazard Assessments Endangers Workers

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.
Fusion 285 wall system

Fusion 285 Wall System Features JM Cladstone Water & Fire Block

New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.
lockers

Prep School Chooses Scranton Products Lockers

Installed in the pool facility and weight room at St. Augustine Preparatory Academy in Milwaukee, Duralife lockers resist bacteria, mildew, and more.
electrical safety

ESFI Releases Updated Resources On Electrical Safety

For National Electrical Safety Month, updated workplace safety information to reduce electrical injuries is available from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.
fire resistive doors frames

 New Fire Resistive Steel Doors And Frames From ASSA ABLOY

The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.
school safety

Free School Safety And Security Update

A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.
UL Certified antifreeze

UL Certified Antifreeze

TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
false alarms

Fighting False Fire Alarms In Facilities

More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.
fire protection

In Case Of Fire: Water Autonomy For Critical Facilities


For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable
mass notification

Expanding On Mass Notification

When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.
emergency notification

Alertus Emergency Notification Beacon

Alert Beacons sound and flash to capture the attention of building occupants and display custom messages about emergency and how to respond.
electrical system

Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures

Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.
fire detection

Beyond Traditional Fire Detection

Video fire detection employs surveillance cameras and software analytics to detect smoke and flames.
emergency lighting

Functional, Stylish Emergency Lighting From Isolite

Where aesthetics are important, it's possible to meet code requirements for emergency lighting with stylish fixtures.
safe flashlight

Nightstick 5418 Intrinsically Safe Flashlight

5418 Series intrinsically safe flashlights can be coupled with a multi-angle mount that transforms them into hands-free tools of the trade.
communicator

B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator

The B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator now features connectivity and programming enhancements to help keep pace with changing alarm communication technology.
smoke detectors

Aspirating Smoke Detection Technology From Xtralis

Addressable and able to detect the presence of smoke earlier than traditional equipment, the VESDA-E VEA system fits many facilities' needs.
fire risk

EFFECT For Fire Risk And Exterior Facades

An online tool from the National Fire Protection Association helps facility management and AHJs assess combustible facade fire risk in high-rise buildings.
active shooter

Increased Active Shooter Incidents Prompt New Response Standard

In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

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.

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