Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. fire safety articles below.
A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
The i4 Series System Sensor combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors is being recalled due to carbon monoxide hazard.
Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.
Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently used.
New SFPE Survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building.
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.
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.
Facility managers can specify doors with these Temperature Rise Door Core components to enhance the fire safety standard of their facilities.
The median USA total compensation for fire protection engineers is now $110,500, a 12.5% increase since the previous survey was conducted in 2007.
The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire extinguishers.
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