Fire Safety

Resource pages for "Fire Safety"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Flood Eliminator

AGF Auxiliary Drain Flood Eliminator

The Model 5900 Flood Eliminator is an attachment that prevents broken auxiliary drains from flooding a facility. It is designed to allow condensate water to collect normally in a standard drum drip.
fire protection

Water-Based Fire Protection: Options For Sourcing Water

Whether it's a public water supply, tanks, and other source, here are considerations to examine if a water supply will be sufficient for a facility.
Wastebasket

Mar-Bal’s Fire Resistant Wastebasket

The UL Classified and CSFM Listed line of Waste-Safe wastebaskets will contain a fire without burning, melting, or collapsing.
wildfire prevention

International Code Council Releases Three Wildfire Prevention Resources

Modern building codes and standards are the foundation of fire adapted communities, helping to reduce risk and increase community resilience from all hazards including wildfire.
Fire in the U.S.

NFPA Releases New Report On Fire In The U.S.

Research highlights factors that have reduced loss since the America Burning report was released in 1973, and areas where work is still needed.
fire protection

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.
construction sites

News From NFPA: Fire Safety On Construction Sites

Are you emphasizing a culture of safety during construction, alteration, and demolition projects?
outdoor seating

ICC Insight For Businesses With Outdoor Seating Spaces

Before setting up your tent or other enclosures, consider these four questions to ensure code compliance and life safety.
false fire alarm

News From NFPA: What Is Causing False Fire Alarm Activations?

When properly designed, installed, inspected, tested, and maintained, fire alarm systems and detectors normally provide many years of fault-free operation.
fire detection systems

Performance-Based Design And Advanced Fire Detection Systems

Facility managers can minimize underused space and cost effectively optimize safety with aspirating systems that continuously take in smoke at identifiable, concealable sample points.
commercial cooking

Fire Safety For Commercial Kitchens: 8 Recommendations

2020 Fire Prevention Week from NFPA includes serving up guidance to restaurant facility professionals.
Sprinkler Head Adapters

Enhanced Tyco Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters

Tyco Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters now feature 11 expertly engineered fittings for use with 1" and ¾" piping systems.
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.

News From NFPA: Fire And Life Safety Insights For Reopening Buildings

To help building industry stakeholders navigate all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Fire Protection Association has responded with a variety of resources.
smoke curtain

SmokeShield Elevator Smoke Curtain

The SmokeShield Elevator acts as a barrier to prevent smoke and hot gases from entering the elevator hoistway.
pendent spray nozzle

Model TNL280 Pendent Spray Nozzle

Model TNL280 is a cULus Corrosion Resistant nonautomatic (open) pendent spray nozzle / sprinkler suitable for use in fixed fire protection systems but designed primarily for use in tunnel fire protection.
Smoke Detectors

Advancements In Smoke Detectors

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

Key and Equipment Management Integration

The integration of Maxxess eFusion with ASSA ABLOY's Traka allows powerful tools for managing keys and high value assets to be used seamlessly within centralized management platforms.

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