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Top Tips to Prevent Fires in Apartment Buildings

armour Top Tips to Prevent Fires in Apartment Buildings As a rental property owner, it is essential that you protect the building against fires. When it comes to apartment buildings, Chicago fire safety laws are clear and concise, with building owners to follow certain protocols to ensure all tenants are safe and secure. As the owner, you must make sure the building has fire protection services as well as precautions taken to prevent fires. Below are a few tips to help you learn more about proper fire prevention and what you can do to keep your building safe. Remove Any Hazards...
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Fire Alarm Inspections: What You Need to Know

red fire alarm Fire Alarm Inspections: What You Need to Know When it comes to protecting your property, a fire alarm system is key. A fire can occur at any time and whether it is large or small, those inside the building need to be alerted. With a properly functioning fire alarm, it will help to see small fires put out and prevent large fires from causing injury or death. Fire safety codes require fire alarm systems in businesses and getting to know your system will ensure it works correctly at all times. Learning more about inspections can help you remain in compliance...
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Illinois Fire Codes: Animal Shelter Laws are Changing, What You Need To Know

Illinois Flag Illinois Fire Codes: Animal Shelter Laws are Changing, What You Need To Know Across the United States, fire codes are set for animal shelters and kennels for the safety of the animals as well as those who care for them. In Illinois, a fire that occurred in 2019 spurred lawmakers to change the fire safety codes in the state regarding such facilities. During the fire, 31 dogs perished and investigators found that no staff was on hand and sprinklers were not on site. A new law is now in effect and animal shelters need to be compliant with the new...
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Office Fire Safety: A Focus on the Kitchen Space

kitchen Office Fire Safety: A Focus on the Kitchen Space In an office environment, the kitchen is a well-used space. From break time to lunches, employees spend their downtime in this area. Unfortunately for employees, the company kitchen is often an area that is overlooked when it comes to Chicago fire safety. Without proper safety protocols in place, the kitchen can be a fire hazard and lead to causing fires in the workplace. So, how can a fire be prevented in the office kitchen? What can be done to keep employees safe? There are several steps that a property owner or...
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Are Your Loved Ones Safe? Learn More about Fire Safety Needs of Assisted Living Facilities

senior hands Are Your Loved Ones Safe? Learn More about Fire Safety Needs of Assisted Living Facilities When it comes to your loved ones, you want everyone to stay safe, including your older relatives. Parents or other elderly relatives often need to be placed in assisted living facilities to have help with day to day life. When you have parents residing in such a facility, it is important to ask questions about fire safety. You want to ensure that Chicago fire safety laws are being followed so your loved ones will be safe in the event of a fire. Proper Fire Detection...
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