Posts Tagged ‘fire safety’

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As Temperatures Plummet, NFSA Provides Tips to Protect Fire Sprinkler Systems from Freezing

Proper maintenance is required to ensure that this life saving system performs when a fire strikes. With temperatures plummeting, it is critical to protect fire sprinkler system piping from... ...Read More...

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February 20th Marks 10th Anniversary of Station Nightclub Fire

Circumstances behind deaths of 100 concertgoers at West Warwick, RI nightclub 10 years ago were strikingly similar to those of the recent Brazilian nightclub blaze, which killed 230... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: CPVC App from Lubrizol

Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology... ...Read More...

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ICC Designates NFPA 70 For Use With I-Codes

ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s 
National Electrical Code® as the electrical code 
for use with the ICC family of... ...Read More...

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OSHA Reaches Fire Safety Settlement With Mohawk Industries

The agreement resolves citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in June 2011 for violations found at the company’s manufacturing facility in Johnstown, OH.... ...Read More...

Product Recall: Pressure Transducers From Gems Sensors

The transducer can fail to detect water pressure accurately in a fire suppression sprinkler system. This could cause the sprinkler system to fail to activate and pump water to the sprinklers in the event of a... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Playing With Fire

Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn't just the law; it's very, very good business!... ...Read More...

Guidelines Support HVLS Fans with Sprinklers

The new NFPA guidelines call out only two specific sprinkler/storage combinations in which automatic shutdown is required within 90 seconds of sprinkler... ...Read More...

OSHA Recognition Of ICC Building Exit Standards

OSHA has recognized the International Code Council (ICC) 2009 International Fire Code as an alternate compliance option for means of... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Fire Safety Check

Facility managers can assure the success of their building protection systems with a consistent inspection, testing, and maintenance... ...Read More...