#firesafety

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…

CASHE Annual Golf Tournament – The 18th Hole

(September 2019) For the second year, PREVENT sponsored the 18th hole at the Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineering’s Swing for Education tournament held at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale AZ. This year, we combatted the oppressive +100 degree heat with our own neon-green cooling towels, iced and ready-to-wear! A huge hit in the 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…