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Important Elements of Building Inspections and Fire Safety Checklists

As a business owner, you have tremendous responsibilities. You need to hire qualified employees, have a strong management team, provide what’s needed for people to perform their jobs, all while trying to grow your business. However, one of the most critical aspects of your position is to protect your workers, your buildings, along with your other assets from fire. That’s where a fire barrier or fire partition can help. Fire Barrier Vs. Fire Partition: Building Inspections Regardless of which system...

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When it Comes to Fire Protection, There Should Be Passive Protection As Well

When you think of fire protection, you might only think about active fire protection systems. These types of systems include devices such as fire extinguishers, sprinklers and gas suppression systems, which can reduce or put out an existing fire. An alarm is also part of the active protection system since it alerts you to the existence of a fire. You also need to think about passive protection measures, which contain or slow the spread of fire so the active systems...

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Active Vs. Passive Fire Protection Systems

Many people believe that all fire prevention solutions are the same. In reality, there are two main types: active and passive fire protection.

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Differences Between Active and Passive Fire Protection

Many people believe that all fire prevention solutions are the same. In reality, there are two main types: active and passive fire protection. If you’re looking for a way to improve the protection at your company, take time to learn the differences between the two. Not only will you learn what they are but also have a much better idea as to the kind of system improvements you have available. Active Vs. Passive Fire Protection System Remember, along with the...

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Fire Protection System

As a business owner, you need to take the appropriate steps to ensure the safety of your employees and the security of the building. As part of this, you want the best possible passive fire protection system installed. This system must meet building code fire protection requirements and be compliant with North American codes and standards. Learn the difference between a fire partition and fire barrier, so you can choose the right one. Fire Barrier vs. Fire Partition People often...

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