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Server Room Safety

Your server room is one of the worst possible places for any fire to start. Business and organization interruption are inevitable and while hardware can be replaced in time, very often up-to-date data cannot. Even if the fire is quickly contained, smoke from a fire can lead to extensive IT server and network peripheral damage […]

Exit And Emergency Lighting

Numerous regulatory agencies and codes govern emergency lighting and exit sign requirements. Aside from being code compliant, employers must also follow the requirements of their local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ). Chicago has their unique codes and requirements for exit signs and emergency lighting. Reach out to your local fire marshal or inspector to see what […]

Safeguarding Success: The Key to Fire Extinguisher Inspections for Chicago Businesses

Ensuring the safety of your employees, customers, and property is always a top priority for local business owners and managers in Chicago. One way you can do this is by having annual fire extinguisher inspections. These inspections ensure that your portable fire extinguishers are functioning properly and are ready to use in case of an […]

Intrusion Detection

Securing the premises of your building is a good first step and includes a range of equipment and technology that work together to alert you at the first sign of an attempted intrusion. · Door contacts are used for all windows that can open and all entry doors. · Glass break detectors use sound or […]

What is Foam in Fire Suppression?

 The “foam” in foam fire suppression systems is an extinguishing agent that can extinguish flammable or combustible liquid by cooling and separating the ignition source from the surface. The foam suppresses and smothers fire and vapors alike. It can also prevent reignition. It is also known as “firefighting foam.” This foaming agent is made up […]

Add Fire Protection To Your Spring Cleaning

Your Spring Cleaning list may include, washing your windows, cleaning up garbage that may have flown into your yard during the winter, cleaning the gutters, and cleaning your garage floor. But there are a few more items that you can add to keep your home safe from fires. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms – Replace […]

Emergency Evacuation Plans

What Is An Emergency Evacuation Plan? In simple terms, an emergency evacuation plan is a clear, well-rehearsed plan of what you and your employees will do in the case of an emergency. It usually details the best escape routes, meeting places to head to, and anything else of importance that could help you escape a […]