Tag: Life Safety

J. J. Keller launches four onsite Healthcare Consulting Services.

J. J. Keller Launches Four Onsite Healthcare Consulting Services

The healthcare consulting services were created to keep facilities in compliance with complex regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Cintas Corporation's Bleeding Control Training Program

Cintas Launches Bleeding Control Training Program

Cintas Corporation's Bleeding Control Training Program will help businesses quickly identify and respond to life-threatening bleeding.
climate change and violence

Listen Now: Climate Change’s Impact On Violence

A behavioral risk expert discusses how climate change is impacting human behavior, creating an increased risk of workplace violence.
Extreme Weather

Standing Up To Extreme Weather

Routine inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) is a critical part of a facility manager’s role when dealing with extreme weather.

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

(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 featured image

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.
NFPA 25

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

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.
people with disabilities

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.
sprinkler

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.
LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

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.
control center

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.
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.
tornado

Tornado Preparedness Tips

With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
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.
earthquake

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.
aspirating smoke detection

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.
fire doors

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.
civil unrest

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.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.