LSS News & Articles

What You Should Know Before Choosing A Hospital Accrediting Agency

Hospitals experienced two significant changes in 2008 related to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) deeming authority that should be on the radar of the Medical Services Professional. The first change is in regard to “deeming authority.” On July 15, 2008, Congress enacted a new law requiring The Joint Commission (TJC), and any other accrediting body seeking deeming status, to...

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13 Point Inspection Checklist For Fire Doors

Fire doors are an important piece to a building’s overall fire safety plan, and there are many parts that go into making a fire door work. Therefore, fire door inspections can be challenging and requires a knowledgeable professional in the field to perform the annual inspection as accurately as NFPA 80 requires. It can be hard to keep up with the latest fire door requirements, especially if...

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10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Arc Flash

Arc Flash is an intense release of energy caused by an electrical arc fault between two conductors. Arc flash causes death and injury every year. It is a serious topic that should be understood by anyone working around electrical systems. This lists of 10 facts about arc flash will increase your awareness, and hopefully prompt an increase in safety when and where this hazard exists.

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Don't Let Your Life Flash Before Your Eyes With Arc Flash Assessment

Have you ever been shocked when you touched a doorknob, a car-door handle, or a water fountain? Ouch right! Well imagine that shock exceeding 10,000° F, which is hotter than the surface of the sun. Even bigger ouch!! Well that’s what would happen if you were in an Arc Flash. As an electrician, you might be wondering what exactly is an Arc Flash and how could it affect you and your job. I know...

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LSS Life Safety Services® Announces New Service – Arc Flash Assessment

LSS Life Safety Services® Announces New Service – Arc Flash Assessment

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LSS Life Safety Services® Will Be Exhibiting at the 55th ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition

LSS Life Safety Services® is an exhibitor at the 55th ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition

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Don't Sweat The Risk Of A Fire This Summer With Passive Fire Protection

Making sure that your building is prepared for a fire is just one of the many things on a facility manager's list of things to do.  Now that it is officially summer we need to be prepared for the possible risks for fires associated with fireworks and natural causes, such as lightning strikes. But you don’t have to sweat the risk of a fire this summer through the maintenance of your building’s...

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Harness The Power Of The Sun With Photoluminescent Lighting

It’s that time of year again, when it feels like a nature made sauna you can’t escape unless you’re sitting by the pool with an ice cold drink in your hand. And as nice as that sounds, we don’t get paid for it. So with our air conditioners working overtime there is a high risk for an electrical fire to start. That’s why it is critical to make sure your building’s passive fire protection...

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LSS Life Safety Services® Will Be Exhibiting at the 2018 BOMA International Expo

LSS Life Safety Services® Will Be Exhibiting at the 2018 BOMA International Expo

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