LSS News & Articles

Benefits Of Using Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs)

Group purchasing organizations (GPOs) have been created to influence the purchasing power of a group of businesses to help reduce costs and obtain the best value from vendors. The first GPO in the United States was founded in 1910 by the Hospital Bureau of New York. And although it was Healthcare focused, since then, the scope of GPOs has expanded to include a broad array of products and...

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Tips For A Safe And Fire Free Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and as the weather continues to get warmer, we need to be prepared for the possible fire and life safety risks. Parts of being prepared is being aware of the fire risks for each season. Summer fires peak around the 4th of July due to trees and bushes being ignited by fireworks and lightning. However, after the holiday, fires start to progressively decline,...

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Requirements For A Building's Fire Safety Plan

As a fire protection services company, we are always emphasizing the importance of maintaining your building’s fire barriers. Not only is it important to eliminate unnecessary property damage, but also to ensure that the building’s occupants will be provided with a safe evacuation route. However, one key aspect that shouldn’t go undocumented is the building’s fire safety plan.

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Have A Happy Holiday With These Fire Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are full of joyful celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens. Not to mention, an exciting time to spend with your family and friends! But as you celebrate and be merry this holiday season, don’t forget to be fire safe! December may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it is also the peak time of the year for home fires. With all the...

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Prevent The Risk Of Fire This Autumn

It’s Fire Prevention Week and as you probably know by now, the theme for this year is, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere”.  Although, we usually focus on preventing the spread of fire and smoke through the use of fire barrier management, it is also important to talk about fire prevention. So this week, we wanted to remind everybody of the different ways you can help...

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Why The Commissioning Process Is Important In New Construction

Fire / smoke damper and fire door commissioning services are important elements during a building’s early design and construction phase. As a general contractor, you are busy with constructing new and current buildings every day. And With modern construction materials being used, buildings are being built quickly and efficiently. However, as convenient as this is, it can create some fire...

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CMS Issues New Emergency Preparedness Rule

Press Release: 

Date:  2016-09-08 Title: CMS Issues New Emergency Preparedness Rule Contact: press@cms.hhs.gov

 

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Commissioning Process in Manufacturing Facilities

Damper commissioning and fire door commissioning services are important elements during a building’s design and construction phase. As an industrial client, finding the right contractor to work in a manufacturing facility, can be quite the challenge. Not only that, but acquiring a contractor that is experienced in inspection and code requirements, as well as meets the plant’s safety...

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The Importance of Maintaining Fire Doors in Nursing Homes

Growing up we all had someone to take care of us. Now that we are older we want to give back to them the same care that they gave to us. As a nursing home, making sure you have a strong fire safety plan for your elderly residents is important. Fire Doors are one of the many key components in passive fire protection to ensure their safety.

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