Fire Safety

Fire Doors – Types, Inspections & Repair Requirements

FIRE DOORS – TYPES, INSPECTIONS & REPAIR REQUIREMENTS NFPA 80 states, “Fire door assemblies shall be inspected and tested not less than annually, and a written record of the inspection shall be signed and kept for inspection by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).” – NFPA 101-2012 requires compliance with NFPA 80-2010, Standard for Fire Doors 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…

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…

Bristol University Fire Reminds Us of Fire Safety Basics

Bristol University Fire Reminds Us of Fire Safety Basics England’s Bristol University had a roof-top fire that put their emergency procedures to the test. The historic Fry Building is undergoing a renovation to become the University’s new math department. On January 8th, Avon Fire and Rescue declared the fire was accidental and likely a result of Read more…