LSS News & Articles

Problem of the day: Too Short-Staffed to do Regular Fire Inspections

 I recently ran across a newspaper article where a fire marshal openly admitted that fire inspections are not being completed in a good majority of commercial facilities due to the lack of resources.  We, of course, knew this based on the data we collect from the field, but to actually hear it admitted by a fire professional really sends the message home. With Authorities Having Jurisdiction...

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5 Things to Know about Damper Inspections

 By now most healthcare facilities are aware that Fire and Smoke Dampers  are to be inspected every six years per code.   Those of you who who are working hard to maintain compliance with National Building Codes outside of the healthcare arena are becoming more familiar with the testing requirements of passive fire protection systems as more education becomes available on the subject. With...

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Damper Testing in Non-Healthcare Facilities

 

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Customer Satisfaction

As a service-driven company, ensuring a quality experience all around – from the office staff to the field technicians - is an integral part of our fire damper inspection business.  LSS Life Safety Services knows that good customer service allows us to maintain a strong relationship with you, which is one of our biggest goals.   In an effort to receive feedback about our services and our...

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ASHE Annual Conference & Exhibit

LSS Life Safety Services will be exhibiting at the ASHE show in Seattle next week.  This conference is always a great experience for us. We enjoy networking with Healthcare Facility Managers and discussing how we can help them stay in compliance with NFPA's Life Safety Code through our list of services such as fire damper inspections, firestopping, fire door inspections and commissioning

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Active vs. Passive Fire Protection

Do you know the difference between Active and Passive Fire Protection? There tends to be some confusion about which is which, so here is a quick reminder:

 

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Does your alarm company test dampers?

 Question: Does your alarm company test dampers?

 

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Top Reasons to Do Business With LSS Life Safety Services

With so many companies now offering Fire and Smoke Damper inspections as a side service in  lieu of the economy, we thought we would take a minute to remind you of why doing business with LSS Life Safety Services is a good idea.

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Campus Fire Safety

 I recently ran a poll on LinkedIn to determine what percentage of facility managers perform the task of fire and smoke damper inspections in-house.  I wasn't surprised when approximately 72% of those polled chose to contract damper inspections out to specialists like us.  Performing a passive fire protection inspection is a daunting task and not many facilities have the internal resources to...

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