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The No. 1 Reason Fire Doors Fail Inspection (and How to Avoid It)

The No. 1 Reason Fire Doors Fail Inspection (and How to Avoid It) Over the last decade, Prevent Life Safety has inspected hundreds of thousands of fire doors. With each inspection, we log every door and we noticed a pattern. There was one main reason fire doors fail inspections: Missing fire-rated labels. Why is a Read more…

A Beginner’s Guide to Defend-in-Place Facilities

A Beginner’s Guide to Defend-in-Place Facilities Lately, we have received inquiries asking about defend-in-place facilities. It’s a great topic to discuss as it is one of the main reasons we provide so much training to our technicians. Since fires can take place anytime, it is important that you have solid procedures and that all staff Read more…

7 Ways to Avoid Grill Fires

7 Ways to Avoid Grill Fires [cherry_sharing networks=”facebook,twitter,googleplus,pinterest,linkedin,tumblr,stumbleupon,reddit”] Summer means lots of fun, family bonding, vacationing and the best part? The food! Grilling is inevitable in summers. Sure, this activity is almost as harmless as a fly, but can turn dangerous very quickly. This summer, when you gear up to bring your grilling A-game, be Read more…

11 Fireworks Safety Tips

11 Fireworks Safety Tips [cherry_sharing networks=”facebook,twitter,googleplus,pinterest,linkedin,tumblr,stumbleupon,reddit”] Fireworks in July symbolize our freedom. We all gather together to celebrate, maybe have a cookout and enjoy some fireworks. Although their colors and amazing patterns are attractive and the activity itself is exciting, it is vital to keep fireworks safety in mind every step of the way. Thousands Read more…

Understanding Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) 

Understanding Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) [cherry_sharing networks=”facebook,twitter,googleplus,pinterest,linkedin,tumblr,stumbleupon,reddit”] Infection prevention programs lay the foundation for eradicating an infection from their roots in a designated facility or environment, specifically after occupants suffering from a disease have vacated the place. This program consists of: Eradicating or, at least, significantly reducing the chances of viral spreads from the Read more…

How to Choose a Qualified Fire Door Inspector

How to Choose a Qualified Fire Door Inspector [cherry_sharing networks=”facebook,twitter,googleplus,linkedin,tumblr,reddit”] Accidents happen, and while we can’t predict them, we can be prepared for them as best as possible. If you’re managing a facility there is a risk of dangerous fire spreads. Fire codes are put in place for these reasons. However, if you want to Read more…

Firestop FAQ – What You Need to Know

Firestop FAQ – What You Need to Know Your facility has recently undergone some IT changes, which means penetrations and wires are running through walls that hadn’t previously. Now you face the challenge of figuring out how to go about firestopping these penetrations, or even if it’s really that important. If you’re stumped on your Read more…

Top 5 Fire Types and How to Extinguish Them

Top 5 Fire Types and How to Extinguish Them [cherry_sharing networks=”facebook,twitter,googleplus,linkedin,stumbleupon,reddit”] Incidents where a fire spreads is not only dangerous for you and your building occupants, but can also cause serious damage to the facility. If a fire occurs, you should be equipped with the appropriate extinguishing products for all fire types, in addition to Read more…

Prevent’s Customer Portal Makes Reports Accessible 24/7

Prevent’s Customer Portal Makes Reports Accessible 24/7 Prevent Life Safety’s new customer portal is our newest service feature, helping customers access their reports whenever they need them. Imagine having an AHJ arriving at your facility to inspect your fire dampers and you can’t seem to find your report from six years ago (or there’s a Read more…