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Passive Fire Protection: An Important Part of Any Fire Safety Strategy

When devising a fire safety strategy for your business, it is essential to include passive fire protection. Unfortunately, some people overlook the value of passive fire resistance only to later regret their decision. To fully protect your structure, interior possessions, and of course, human life, you need to consider different passive fire protection products, ultimately choosing what works best for your specific situation; after all, not every business has the same needs. As a prime example, a company that manufactures...

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Blast Wall: Providing Ultimate Fire Protection to Your Property

Just as the name implies, a blast wall is a type of fire and blast protection wall designed to protect vulnerable buildings and structures. If a nearby explosion occurs, not only is the physical structure protected, but most importantly, so are the humans inside. While some blasts are accidental, such as those caused by an industrial incident, others, like acts of terrorism, are malicious. A fire and blast protection wall is the ideal solution to protect your business and workers....

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The Ultimate Fire Protection with Fire Resistant Board

Having appropriate fire protection in the workplace is critical. To better understand why, consider that in 2015, close to 114,000 non-residential fires occurred in the United States alone. Not only did those fires result in both death and serious injury, but there were also millions of dollars in property damage. Although you have multiple solutions for protecting your employees and business, the best methods of protection include a fire resistant board. Manufacturing plants, processing plants, factories, and other similar environments...

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Will Your Insurance Company Cover Your Substation Transformer Fire?

One of the most important decisions that any business owner makes involves choosing the right insurance carrier and coverage. Depending on the carrier, fire insurance may be a standard offering. Especially when dealing with certain risks, such as a substation fire, it is critical that you have the necessary protection. Compared to other types of fires, a transformer fire is considered one of the most dangerous. In addition to significant damage to property, there is a major risk of injury...

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Laboratory Safety and Air Quality

Regardless of the type of laboratory, safety and air quality are paramount concerns. Laboratory environments must be designed to address concerns like chemical contamination, proper air ventilation and a specific level of sterility. It is imperative to have the proper ventilation control and air quality system in place. One key system is the lab exhaust. A perfect example of why air quality is so critical involves an American fertility center. To control the newly designed in vitro fertilization laboratory, an...

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