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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 […]
If you own a home or business you know how devastating a fire can be. Not only do fires reduce profits by damaging property and increasing down-time, but they are a serious safety risk for you and others. Although not all fires can be prevented, there are measures you can take to improve safety and reduce fire hazards for your property. If you are going to safeguard your property from the dangerous and financially crippling effects of fires, you need […]
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 […]
Just because you have installed the proper fire protection equipment does not mean you are adequately protected. Fire protection equipment is required by local fire codes to be inspected and tested on a regular basis to ensure the equipment is working properly. Fire Alarms The inspection of fire alarms varies depending on the equipment. Some alarms need to be inspected weekly, some monthly, others quarterly, semi-annually, or annually. The appropriate inspection schedule can be found in Chapter 14 of the […]