Tag: Fire Prevention

Fire Extinguisher Safety – Free Stock Photo

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School Fires Up Sharply in London

The London Fire Brigade has renewed its call for fire sprinklers to become mandatory in the capital city’s new schools. The brigade reported that school fires in London have increased by 34 percent last year alone. The brigade has campaigned for years to make sprinklers mandatory in new schools and during major renovations. Sprinklers are…

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Office Fire Safety Infographic

Offices may seem like a pretty tame, non-threatening setting, but the truth is that they can pose a risk for injuries and illnesses if safety is often disregarded. One particular risk is the risk of fires, which is where office fire safety becomes important. The following infographic breaks down the areas that pose the most…

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Joint Commission Adopting 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code

The Joint Commission announced May 13 that it will follow suit with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and adopt the National Fire Protection Association’s 101 Life Safety code, effective July 5, 2016. The organization reported it has advocated for CMS to adopt this change for years. The rule adopts most of the…

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Office Fire Safety Infographic: How to Prevent Office Fires

Fire Safety- Extinguishing Different Types

Despite that we may not think there are many hazards in the office, there are still hazards present that can cause lasting damage to employees if they’re not careful. One of the most prominent being office fire hazards. Office fire hazards can be lurking anywhere, just as they potentially are in our homes. Considering that…

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Where There’s Smoke . . .

Being a firefighter was all I thought about when I was a kid; little did I know about the dangers associated with the fire and rescue profession. Many people in the fire service today probably feel the same way. The training and awareness that you acquire as you grow into your career as a firefighter…

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