March 28, 2019

How Freezing and Thawing Effect Fire Sprinkler Systems

In the event of a fire, a fire sprinkler system is one of the first defenses against extensive damage to your property, as well as against possible injury to yourself or others. However, cold weather can decrease the ability of a fire sprinkler system to work effectively in an emergency. As a result, it is important to understand how constant freezing and thawing can cause issues for your fire sprinkler system, and what to do to ensure that your system […]
March 1, 2019

OSHA Fire Alarm Violations and How to Avoid Them

Along with having several requirements related to sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a number of regulations related to fire alarms as well. At their core, these regulations are geared at ensuring that an alarm system will properly alert individuals in the event of a fire and encourage people to leave a dangerous situation. However, failure to comply with OSHA’s fire alarm regulations can cause a facility to fail their fire safety inspection […]