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Fire Safety Learning Center

Articles and other information related to fire safety equipment and procedures in Illinois.
At Connected Fire, we are passionate about fire safety. Our hope is that the information provided through this blog will help you protect your property, residents and business. Please feel free to email any questions that you may have to support@connectedfire.com and we'd be happy to help.

Small Business 101: Fire Safety Laws You Should Be Following


Small Business 101: Fire Safety Laws You Should Be Following When it comes to owning and operating a small business, it is the legal and ethical responsibility of the owner to keep employees safe. To do this, every small business owner must consider fire safety laws. By learning more about key factors, you can create a business that is not only successful but prepared to handle a fire event. Below are a few considerations that must be made to follow Chicago fire safety laws. Fire Exits If a fire takes place, employees, as well as customers, need to be able to...

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Healthcare Facility Fire Safety Tips


Healthcare Facility Fire Safety Tips When it comes to healthcare facilities, the property is designed to care for people in the best way possible. However, the layout and equipment used in such facilities can increase the risk of fire, which puts the residents or patients at a higher risk of injury or death. Chicago fire safety protocols must be followed in healthcare facilities with programs and services in place to ensure those inside the facility are removed with ease if a fire were to occur. When operating a healthcare facility, it is important to recognize the need for proper fire safety...

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Essential Spots for Home Fire Extinguishers

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Essential Spots for Home Fire Extinguishers When it comes to protecting your home from fire, there are essential tools you need in your arsenal. One option you must have on hand is a fire extinguisher. This tool comes in handy when a fire is small so that the flames can be put out before it gets too hard to handle. Because fires can erupt at any time and can escalate quickly, you need fire extinguishers in key areas of the home. But where should you put this equipment? Chicago fire safety protocols recommend areas where cooking occurs as well as where...

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Top Tips to Prevent Fires in Apartment Buildings


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 One...

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Fire Alarm Inspections: What You Need to Know

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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 and...

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