Month: December 2011

Hospital Fire in India Reminds Us: Life Safety Codes Save Lives

Working in facilities management, it is easy to get caught up in the day-to-day details of keeping up with inspections and building maintenance. However, every once in a while we hear about something happen that serves as a reminder of the real reason life safety codes are put into place. As you have probably heard Read more…

Specialty Contractors Increase Chances of Passing Inspection by 54%

Fire walls and fire doors are one of the most important components of a passive fire protection system and are required to be maintained regularly by IBC and NFPA 101. But when it comes to firestopping, industry experience counts. Passing inspection is not only necessary for occupant safety but will keep you from getting fined. Read more…