As a facility manager, you hear a lot about the importance of maintaining your facility’s fire and life safety systems. It’s important to the integrity of the building as well as the safety of its occupants to ensure your facility’s fire barriers are up-to-date with the codes and standards. This includes the maintenance of a building’s fire doors, fire and smoke dampers, firestopping...
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The purpose of a building’s life safety system is to reduce the potential risks to life as well as the property from various threats. For that reason, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has developed life safety codes to protect people’s lives based on the building’s construction, protection, and occupancy features. However, systems that are found deficient and out of compliance...
LSS Life Safety Services® is an exhibitor at the 55th ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition
LSS Life Safety Services® Will Be Exhibiting at the 2018 BOMA International Expo
When thinking about the maintenance requirements for your building’s fire and life safety protection systems it’s easy to take care of issues that are visible, while forgetting about issues that are hidden. Out of everything in the life safety standards, one area that is often overlooked is firestopping, and more specifically, firestopping above ceiling.
As fire safety professionals, we have a strong focus on the maintenance of your facilities passive fire protection systems. However, there is not enough emphasis on preventing a fire from starting in the first place. So, what can you do to help prevent a fire from happening in your workplace?
Spring is almost here, which means warmer weather and blue skies are right around the corner. However, that also means it’s a sign to bust open the cleaning supplies closet because it’s time for spring cleaning. And whether you work in Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Long Term Care or the Commercial business, spring cleaning can help your work environment feel refreshed and ready for...
As a general contractor, you are busy with constructing new and current buildings every day. And thanks to modern construction materials being used, buildings are being built quickly and efficiently. However, as convenient as this is, it can create some fire safety issues.
As a facility manager, fire safety is one of your main concerns for your building and its occupants. But whether your facility is a new building or has just recently undergone renovations, there may be a few fire hazards hidden right above your head.