Industrial Fires: 5 Tips for Reducing Threats

Industrial Fires: 5 Tips for Reducing Threats

According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), between 2011 and 2015, there were an estimated 37,910 fires at industrial properties each year. These industrial fires resulted in 16 civilian deaths, 273 civilian injuries, and $1.2 billion in property damage....
Are Your Fire Hoses NFPA Compliant?

Are Your Fire Hoses NFPA Compliant?

All fire safety equipment is subject to rigorous standards for safety and reliability, and fire hoses — the subject of NFPA 1962 — are no exception. Despite looking like a relatively simple device, a fire hose is one of the most important lines of defense...
Understanding the Fire and Life Safety Ecosystem

Understanding the Fire and Life Safety Ecosystem

What is a fire and life safety ecosystem? Like any ecosystem, it is comprised of elements that work together to achieve a functioning system — in this case, eight separate elements that have to do with fire and safety. Several of them are the responsibility of...