Tag: Life Safety
Next Generation Of SIL Rated Warning Signals Released
E2S reveals a line of warning signals with SIL1 and SIL2 compliance, which can be used in both hazardous areas and safe area applications.
(Fire And Life) Safety First
A closer look at the fire and life safety considerations for construction, alteration, and demolition projects.
Acuity Brands’ STAR-Enabled Life Safety Solutions
Acuity Brands' service, STAR-enabled Life Safety solutions, provide wireless access on mobile devices for facility owners and managers.
News From NFPA: Sprinkler System ITM And Owner Responsibilities
Under NFPA 25, building owners have specific responsibilities for the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of water-based fire protection systems.
Fire-Resistance-Rated Assemblies In Existing Buildings
This article from the Firestop Contractors international Association looks at maintaining protection using fire-resistance-rated assemblies, including multi-family structures.
News From NFPA: Return To Office Considerations For People With Disabilities
During the pandemic, building configurations or uses may have changed in new and significant ways. These can have life safety implications, particularly for people with disabilities.
News From NFPA: Modifying Sprinkler Systems In Existing Facilities
A renovation or redesign to a building layout may require the sprinkler system be brought up to date, and NFPA 13 addresses this scenario.
LifeSafety Power Joins LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program
LifeSafety Power joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program and its NetLink NL4 and NLX Network Communication Modules now interface with OnGuard access control software.
Everbridge Control Center Clarifies Security View
This physical security management platform for facilities correlates events from disparate safety and security systems into a common operating picture.
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.
Tornado Preparedness Tips
With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
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.
Earthquake Risk Map Released From Insurer FM Global
This online resource employs data and seismic hazard models resulting from FM Global's partnership with the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation.
Hospitality Industry Turns To Aspirating Smoke Detection
Aspirating smoke detection technology enhances safety, eases inspection and maintenance of high ceiling applications common in the hospitality industry.
News From NFPA: Inspection And Testing Of Fire Doors In Facilities
Facility managers have a critical role in ensuring that fire doors are maintained in good working condition after these are installed in a building.
Allied Universal Shares Resources For Facing Civil Unrest
The risk advisory and consulting services firm has released a number of reports and resources addressing concerns of facility managers and other stakeholders.
Honeywell Launches Its Connected Life Safety Services For Fire Systems
The cloud-based suite of tools, built on the Honeywell Forge platform, provides facility management and systems integrators remote access to fire system data.
NFPA Releases Fact Sheet On Ammonium Nitrate Dangers
Available in English and Spanish, this resource for code officials, business owners, and facility management was developed following the August 2020 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
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.
AGF Donates RiserPACKs for Fire Sprinkler Education
The company is donating through the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s (HFSC) stipend program, which provides kits to build an NFPA 13D display for fire departments across the U.S.