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Articles and other information related to fire safety equipment and procedures in Illinois.

Fire Safety Tips for Rental Properties You Need to Know

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Commercial and residential fires can be a serious threat to property and life security. Fires in rental properties put more lives in danger, and if you are a tenant or a landlord, knowing fire safety tips can help. The tips we have listed in this article educate readers on what to keep in mind to ensure better fire safety for their apartments. These tips extend further from fire extinguisher servicing and ensure long-term safety for residents. Fire Safety Tips for Rental Properties You Need to Know Fire safety tips can help rental property owners prevent fires in the first place, ensure...

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Do Chicago Apartments Need to Have Fire Extinguishers?

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Apartment fires can be dangerous, damaging property and threatening life. No one knows when a fire may break out and become uncontrollable. In 2022, there were over 1,353,500 calls for apartment fires reported. These apartment fires can lead to severe damage if not controlled timely, and that’s where fire extinguishers can help control the fires. Therefore, ensuring fire extinguisher maintenance is a must for landlords. There are further legal details that property owners and tenants must know about, so we’ll discuss all of that in this article ahead. Do Chicago Apartments need to have Fire Extinguishers? According to the Fire Safety...

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Protecting the Office: What Fire Extinguishers to Use for Servers and Computers

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Protecting the Office: What Fire Extinguishers to Use for Servers and Computers Most offices today require the use of computers and servers due to tech needs. In such spaces, it is essential to have proper Chicago fire safety protocols in place to ensure everyone is safe in the event of a fire. A fire can occur at any time, particularly in a setting that involves electronic components. One element to consider is the fire extinguisher. If you do not have the right type in your work space, it can lead to major issues if a fire breaks out. Why Type Is...

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Maintaining Fire Safety Protections During COVID-19

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Maintaining Fire Safety Protections During COVID-19 Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone in a variety of ways. People are staying inside their homes and practicing social distancing in order to avoid catching the deadly virus. For building or rental property owners, the need to protect employees or tenants remains the same. It is important that during this time of uncertainty that Chicago fire safety protocols are still followed. Property owners must maintain fire safety protections at this time, particularly since buildings may have more people inside at one time than before. Fire Extinguishers, Smoke Detectors and Fire Alarms...

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Managing Fire Risk in Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities

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Managing Fire Risk in Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities A warehouse and manufacturing facility are both at risk of fire, just like any business. However, the risk can be greater depending on the types of products or materials stored as well as the work being completed. Machinery and equipment pose a higher threat and fire damage can be devastating to the livelihood of the business. To keep employees safe and such facilities protected from ire, it is important to take fire safety seriously. Learning more about Chicago fire safety tips and protocols will help your business survive in the event of a...

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