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Protecting Multi-family in Commercial Buildings

There are some basic principles when protecting private living spaces in larger commercial buildings. However, it does get tricky when other protection elements are needed. Note the use of Smoke Alarms in comparison to Smoke Detectors. Smoke Alarms are UL 217 residential units where as Smoke Detectors are supervised UL …

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Integrated Fire and Life Safety Systems for Healthcare Facilities

**This article was published on   8/5/2016  and updated on  11/15/2021 Protecting patients in hospitals and healthcare facilities is the top priority of healthcare staff.  Protecting patients during a fire or life safety emergency poses unique challenges in the healthcare industry when patients are simply unable to evacuate. Unique Challenges for …

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Fire Alarm Inspections Prevent the Most Common Failures

*This article was originally published on 8/10/2016 and updated on 11/02/2021 Fire alarm system companies provide regular inspections and maintenance of commercial fire alarm systems, which is critical to prevent disastrous consequences. Commercial fire alarm systems are an integral part of any commercial building just like other equipment in the …

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Illinois Fire Prevention and Building Safety Code Compliance

The Division of Fire Prevention and Building Safety, as part of the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal, is the division that is responsible for conducting inspections of buildings for compliance to NFPA 101, Life Safety Code.  The division focuses on inspecting educational occupancies, state licensed day cares and …

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OSHA Fire Safety Guidelines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, provides regulations and enforcement policy for the standards related to preventing fire related injuries in the workplace. OSHA regulations detailed in Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1910, relate to fire protection standards for occupational safety. OSHA 29 CFR 1910  Employers are …

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