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Don't Risk Non-Compliance

stop sign Don't Risk Non-Compliance Keeping your Chicago condo safe is just part of the day-to-day tasks that you as the owner or HOA member are responsible for. When it comes to Chicago fire safety, you must keep in compliance or face the consequences. It’s not worth the trouble of a legal issue if you’re not in compliance with the laws here in the city. That’s why so many turn to Connected Fire for the assistance they provide. Risks of Non-Compliance There are many risks to you personally and as a business when the fire safety regulations are not kept in place....
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Fire Safety Tips for Property Owners

sharing Fire Safety Tips for Property Owners Owning a rental property or being part of an HOA is a great way to invest in your community. It’s imperative that you have the proper safety measures in place for your tenants to ensure that they are protected in the event of a fire. One of the way to do that is with fire safety tips in Chicago. These tips can help your tenants know where to exit, how to get out safely, and what to do on their end to protect their home and family. By instituting these tips below, it can...
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Highly Flammable Everyday Items

colored flames Highly Flammable Everyday Items There are everyday items we use in our homes or place of work that we do not even consider could be highly flammable. Fires happen much more often than we think, and most times can be avoided or prevented. Below is a list of items that are flammable and should be used with caution. Rubbing Alcohol Rubbing alcohol is one of the most flammable items in people’s homes. We use it for common things around the household but most people are not aware that it is so flammable. It can easily start a fire if it...
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Fire Safety During Vacation Travels

airplane wing Fire Safety During Vacation Travels With the summer months approaching, people have probably began to make several vacation plans which often includes booming hotels. While disasters are often the last thing anyone wants to think about on their vacation, it is important to keep in mind fire safety. It has been reported from the National Fire Protection Association that on average there are 143 injuries yearly from a fire at a hotel. Therefore, it is very important that you and your families or friends remain aware and safe during your hotel stays. Often, we have fire safety plans set in...
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Fire Safety for Employees in the Workplace

office area Fire Safety for Employees in the Workplace Fire hazards are all around us. We often have a fire escape plan set in place for our home, but we have to keep in mind fire safety at our places of work. Depending on the type of job you have, fire escape plans can be simple or more complex depending on the building size and amount of employees. It is important for both safety and legal liability that all workplaces have a fire escape plan and regular fire drills to ensure all employees are well aware of the fire escape plan. To...
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