LSS News & Articles

5 Ways To Avoid A Citation

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...

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Be Prepared With A Fire Escape Plan

Now that we have made our way to September, the first day of autumn is right around the corner! This is my favorite time of the year with all the different colors of red, orange, and yellow leaves that cover the ground. It’s also the perfect weather, not too hot and not too cold, it’s just right. However, as we go from summer to autumn, the risks and frequency of fires change. Each season...

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Passive Fire Protection Helps Keep Employees Safe During A Fire

With Labor Day next Monday, many businesses will be closed in honor of the American labor movement. The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. One of those common interest is ensuring that workers are provided with safer working conditions. And part of providing a safe work environment for your employees is ensuring your building's...

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Top 10 Failure Reasons For Fire & Smoke Dampers

Fire, smoke and combination dampers continue to be an important part of a facility's over all fire and life safety protection system. Unfortunately, dampers have a tendency to frequently fail during routine inspections. It may not seem like a big deal, especially with other fire protection features (fire doors, firestopping) put in place. But fire and smoke can spread fast, and one of the...

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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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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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Keep Your Veterans Safe With Passive Fire Protection Services

With Memorial Day next week, we take some time to honor and remember those soldiers who have died while serving in the Country’s armed forces. However, there are many Veterans who have fought for our Country that are still living but may no longer be able to take care of themselves. To show our appreciation, we want to fight to make their lives as happy and safe as possible. As a veteran...

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Difference Between Fire and Smoke Dampers

Fire, smoke, and combination dampers have been and continue to be an important part of a facility's passive fire protection system. Each of these dampers have been designed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke through the ductwork of a facility. But do you know the difference between fire and smoke dampers?

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