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Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Installed?

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Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Installed?

Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Installed? During a building fire, the fire sprinkler system turns on to extinguish the fire. But if the flames aren't that big, you can put out the fire by using a fire extinguisher. Note that the fire sprinkler system engaging for a small fire isn't ideal because other dry areas will get wet.  Usually, the fire sprinkler system turns on because there was no time to get a fire extinguisher. Fire Safety Equipment is here to guide you on the best places to install your fire extinguishers inside your commercial building.  Place fire extinguishers in...

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Top 3 Pieces of Fire Protection Equipment for Your Commercial Building

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Top 3 Pieces of Fire Protection Equipment for Your Commercial Building

Top 3 Pieces of Fire Protection Equipment for Your Commercial Building Commercial building owners need to provide a safe building at all times. Depending on your building's size, you have people that need to rely on the safety of your structure. An excellent example of creating a safe building is installing security cameras to spot criminal or illegal activities.  Another one is fire safety, and it's one of the essential elements you need to have in your building. A building fire can happen anytime, so you need to outfit your facility with fire protection equipment. Before you purchase them from...

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The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Inspections

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The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Inspections

The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Inspections When creating a safe commercial building, there are many ways you can do that. One way is by setting up an efficient security system to detect criminal activities that could happen within or outside the building. Another one is placing several fire extinguishers in different areas for people to use in a building fire.  If you were to focus on fire extinguishers, you might think that it’s okay leaving them on the corner as long as you keep them clean all the time. However, that’s not usually the case because, like with any equipment,...

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Fire Protection and Fire Resistance Ratings - What's the Difference?

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Fire Protection and Fire Resistance Ratings - What's the Difference?

There are many different rules and regulations that commercial building owners have to follow to keep their building safe and to avoid incurring hefty penalties. One such regulation they need to adhere to is fire safety codes. This can be achieved by utilizing fire-rated construction materials, products, and systems to lessen the likelihood of a fire breaking out.  Learning about the two is crucial if you want to create a building effective against potential fire threats. What is Fire Protection? Most commercial or industrial buildings with highly flammable materials or products inside should protect them before they go up in...

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Classes of Fires and Extinguishers to Use

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Classes of Fires and Extinguishers to Use

Classes of Fires and Extinguishers to Use There are particular types of fire extinguishers used for many classifications of fire. Depending on the type of material the fire burns, a corresponding fire extinguisher extinguishes it. Knowing what kind of fire extinguishers to use for a particular fire is something that any person should understand because fire is such a dangerous force if not contained immediately. Understanding Fire Fire has three components; Oxygen, Fuel, and Heat. You may recognize this as the fire triangle for anyone who underwent a fire awareness orientation of some sort. Fuel is a flammable substance that...

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