Fire & Life Safety

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The Importance of Rooftop Fall Protection for Building Owners and Facility Managers

Dec. 1, 2023
Is your roof a safe place to be? Understand the nuances of rooftop safety by knowing the specific regulations that govern it.
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Has your organization embraced digitalization to drive long-term resiliency yet?
Disaster Resilience

Workforce and Structural Resiliency: How Digital Tools Can Help

June 27, 2023
Resiliency stands at the center of fire and life safety, and for good reason. Embracing digitalization can strengthen resiliency.
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) categorizes buildings based on their innate fire resistance level.
Fire & Life Safety

Making Sense of Material Fire Ratings

All building materials have fire ratings, and they can be improved with certain coatings. Here’s what you need to know about using fire-resistant materials.
GSX 2022 showcased the latest offerings in security technology and strategy, including these humanoid robots by ADT Commercial.
Safety & Security

5 Trends in Security Tech and Strategy (GSX 2022)

Sept. 15, 2022
The security landscape is rapidly evolving. We spotted these new technologies and services on the show floor at GSX 2022.
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NFPA 3000® is your best backup plan: Standard Program for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program

Aug. 5, 2022
To maximize safety when attacks occur, NFPA® has developed NFPA 3000®, Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program. The standard outlines how to organize...
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The COVID-19 pandemic was a curveball for everyone, but there are things you can do in advance to prepare for the next pandemic, including updating your business continuity and emergency plans. The power of facilities management in a pandemic can’t be understated—you oversee many of the tools and policies that keep occupants safe.
Disaster Resilience

Pandemic Planning—It’s the Standard Now

July 19, 2022
Pandemics affect everything from occupancy and layouts to cleaning and security protocols. Here’s why emergency preparedness plans should include outbreaks.