Fire & Life Safety

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Fire & Life Safety

How to Deal with Asbestos and Other Health Hazards After a Fire

March 22, 2024
A fire can be the biggest catastrophe you face as a building owner or manager, but the danger doesn’t end when the flames are out. Hazardous materials like asbestos may be disturbed...
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Fire damage in multistory buildings can displace dozens to hundreds of people and cost potentially millions of dollars to restore. Be prepared to document the damage thoroughly to satisfy insurance requirements and ensure the safety of restoration professionals.
Fire & Life Safety

4 Elements of Fire Restoration Plans for Multistory Buildings

Oct. 27, 2023
A fire in a multistory property can displace many people and potentially cost millions in repairs. That’s why it’s essential to have a restoration plan in place before disaster...
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Fast, efficient air re-supply contributes to faster fire suppression and containment.
Fire & Life Safety

6 Ways Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems Benefit Commercial Building Owners

Aug. 9, 2023
More states and Canadian provinces are requiring firefighter air replenishment systems (FARS) in buildings. What are they and how do they work? Learn more.
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Dry conditions and high temperatures are increasing the risk of wildfires (like this one in southern California) for much of the U.S.
Fire & Life Safety

Steps to Consider in Protecting Property from Wildfires

July 28, 2023
Severe droughts, high temperatures and dry conditions are increasing wildfire risk in much of the U.S., putting buildings and property in danger of damage and loss.
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Safety training benefits people in all areas of a business. People in office buildings need to know what hazards they could be exposed to, just like people on a construction site.
Fire & Life Safety

How Facility Managers Can Improve Workplace Safety Now

July 10, 2023
Implement these actionable tips today to increase your tenants’ and your team’s safety at work.
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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.