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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.

Top Fire Risks for Warehouse and Distribution Centers


Top Fire Risks for Warehouse and Distribution Centers If you operate a warehouse or distribution center, it is important to understand the fire risk associated with the building. In general, such spaces are quite large and have multiplier fire risks. It is essential for those in charge to understand the Chicago fire safety codes and keep track of protection needs. Reviewing the information below will give you insight into what you might need to consider moving forward within your warehouse or distribution center space to create a safer environment. Common Fire Causes In this work environment, there are several factors that...

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Basics of Workplace Fire Safety Training


Basics of Workplace Fire Safety Training When it comes to Chicago fire safety in the workplace, there are certain basics that need to be covered. Fires are a genuine threat to the workplace and employees need to know the basics in order to stay safe and help others in the event of a fire. Providing workplace Chicago fire safety training is a must. The best protection against a fire is fire prevention. Teach your employees how to identify fire hazards and practice prevention to ensure that if a fire were to occur, your team will be safe. Recognize Fire Hazards in...

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Take Your Fire Safety Online!

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Take Your Fire Safety Online! With the fire safety standards changing all the time, it is important that you have access to your records at a moment’s notice. As a Chicago property owner or HOA member, it’s important to realize the responsibility you have to maintain a safe building for all the tenants. That’s why Connected Fire is here. We provide fire safety in Chicago for small and medium size HOA boards and property owners. By utilizing our online record keeping, you have the reports and records you need when you need them. Discover below what our online service includes and...

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Tis the Season: Check Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors!


Tis the Season: Check Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors! The bitter cold temperatures have arrived and it’s important to ensure the safety of the tenants in your condo. However, many HOA members don’t realize there are some safety tips you can do to help. When the temperatures drop, the tendency for people to use space heaters and fireplaces rise. It is vital that your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in tip-top shape. Here are some key reminders for helping ensure the Chicago fire safety of your tenants. Do You Have Enough Detectors? There are fire safety codes that state...

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Don’t Ignore Fire Safety! You Could Be Responsible!

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Don’t Ignore Fire Safety! You Could Be Responsible! As a property owner, manager, or HOA member, the Chicago fire safety of your building is key. However, many owners and managers don’t think it has anything to do with them. They are under the impression it’s not going to affect them otherwise if they miss compliance for the regulations. That couldn’t be further from the truth. With the increased regulation of Chicago’s fire safety standards, you may feel as if you have no idea where to even start. Sure, you’ve been through some inspections. However, keeping up with the regulation changes and...

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