Fire Protection Blog

October 9, 2019

OSHA Fire Safety for Commercial Buildings

Commercial buildings must abide by a set of fire safety regulations stipulated by OSHA. These regulations are set in place to protect the safety of residents, customers, the general public, and of course any fire officers. When picking a commercial fire alarm system or setting up a commercial fire safety equipment installation, it’s important to keep these OSHA regulations in mind. Installation and Maintenance of a Commercial Fire Alarm System OSHA has developed a set a regulations regarding the function […]
September 10, 2019

When is a Commercial Fire Alarm System Required?

Do you own or manage a commercial property? If so, chances are that you are required to have a fire alarm system for your safety as well as the safety of all staff, occupants, or customers. The National Fire Protection Association lays out the guidelines and requirements for commercial fire alarm systems by property/occupancy type (see NFPA 72). You may also need to adhere to specific regulations that pertain to your individual municipality or local fire department. Having a commercial […]