Resource pages for "Life Safety"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.
For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable
A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.
Holiday decorating in retail facilities can require a significant amount of energy and maintenance to provide an appealing, safe environment.
The City of Reno, NV recently tested drone delivery of AED equipment as part of its participation in FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program.
Through an application process going on now, college and healthcare campuses may be chosen by the company to receive new or enhanced mass notification systems.
Following a fire in San Marcos, TX in July, five national organizations have joined forces to educate stakeholders on the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in dorms and off-campus housing.
With summer officially begun, two groups focused on educating organizations and individuals about lighting highlight National Lighting Safety Awareness Week (June 24-30).
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released CodeFinder, a new interactive online tool that identifies the NFPA codes and standards that are in effect in U.S. municipalities or counties, as well as in regions of Canada, South America, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Addressable and able to detect the presence of smoke earlier than traditional equipment, the VESDA-E VEA system fits many facilities' needs.
Including this process early on will help protect against delays and unexpected costs during the construction phase.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has added the A156.41-Door Hardware Single Motion to Egress standard to its A156 Standards Series.
The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.
In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.
Pre-incident planning by facility management shares critical property information with first responders so those teams are a step ahead in case of emergency.
For warehouse facility managers operating automatic storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), related guidelines on fire safety are available from insurer FM Global.
On a regular basis, facilities staff should verify that emergency lighting and other life safety systems are fully operational.
The Advanced Axis AX UL 864-listed fire system is now compatible with Keltron Corporation’s life safety event management systems.
The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.