Resource pages for "Life Safety"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Under NFPA 25, building owners have specific responsibilities for the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of water-based fire protection systems.
This article from the Firestop Contractors international Association looks at maintaining protection using fire-resistance-rated assemblies, including multi-family structures.
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.
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 joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program and its NetLink NL4 and NLX Network Communication Modules now interface with OnGuard access control software.
This physical security management platform for facilities correlates events from disparate safety and security systems into a common operating picture.
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.
With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
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.
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 technology enhances safety, eases inspection and maintenance of high ceiling applications common in the hospitality industry.
Facility managers have a critical role in ensuring that fire doors are maintained in good working condition after these are installed in a building.
The risk advisory and consulting services firm has released a number of reports and resources addressing concerns of facility managers and other stakeholders.
The cloud-based suite of tools, built on the Honeywell Forge platform, provides facility management and systems integrators remote access to fire system data.
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.
When properly designed, installed, inspected, tested, and maintained, fire alarm systems and detectors normally provide many years of fault-free operation.
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.
Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.
Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.
Electronic access control manufacturers are working overtime to create products that will continue to work in tomorrow’s advanced, high-security environment.