Author: Eileen O'Brien

SEVERE BLOOD SHORTAGE IN USA – PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING

The US is facing a severe blood shortage as the coronavirus outbreak threatens the availability of our nation’s supply. In challenging times, we are often frustrated by the feeling of not being able to do something constructive to help. This is an easy – and safe – way to provide practical help. If you’d like Read more…

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

PROPS FOR A JOB WELL DONE Recently, two of our Arizona field team – Tyler Geise and Carson Daniel –  were complimented on their professionalism and work ethic while on site at a local hospital. We love getting these notes from our clients, and are proud to acknowledge the efforts of our employees. They are Read more…

HEADING INTO 2020

  Our best wishes to everyone for a safe and very happy New Year!  The first-ever ball drop began in Englnad in 1833, at the Greenwich Royal Observatory – the precise spot on the earth known as The Greenwich Meridian (Prime Meridian or Longitude Zero degrees), which marks the starting point of every time zone. We Read more…

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Tis the season, they say. Reflecting on this past year, we are grateful for many things. Above all, for the health and welfare of our employees and their families – the PREVENT FAMILY – our people, who take care of yours. We’re also thankful for our loyal customers who continue to support our business. Our Read more…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Things you never knew about Turkey Day: The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 over a three day harvest festival. It included 50 Pilgrims, 90 Wampanoag Indians, and lasted three days. It is believed by historians that only five women were present. Turkey wasn’t on the menu at the first Thanksgiving. Venison, duck, goose, oysters, Read more…

A CHARITABLE OUTREACH

Because we care. PREVENT has strong ties with and deeply respects the men and women who have bravely served and sacrificed in military service. Accordingly, we have created the PREVENT FOUNDATION with the express purpose of giving back to and serving this community. Asked about the impetus of this charitable program, CEO Dennis Cohan said, Read more…

JON PITCOCK – NEW CERTIFICATION

PREVENT PEOPLE NorCal Superintendent and all-around door guru Jon Pitcock has recently added another certification to his list of credentials. The CFDAI – Certified Fire & Egress Door Assembly Inspector – is an advanced certification issued by the Door Hardware Insitute. The newly updated DAI600 curriculum is focused on understanding the role and responsibilities of Read more…

KEEPING HAZARDOUS SAFE

Keeping your facility’s hazardous areas compliant is essential for any healthcare facility. Like all fire barriers, hazardous rooms must be held to the standards outlined in NFPA 80, the book of codes that details specifications for fire barriers. However, with these areas, there is an additional layer of complexity – knowing which of your rooms Read more…

FIRE DOORS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Identifying and maintaining your facility’s fire doors is a critical component of successful building management. Whether your facility belongs to a large retail organization, is an apartment complex, or is a state-of-the-art healthcare center, you are sure to have fire doors to maintain. Organizations like the Joint Commission, the fire marshal, and DNT have very Read more…