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

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

Guard dog 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...
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Maintaining Fire Safety Protections During COVID-19

people holding bottle 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...
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Managing Fire Risk in Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities

large warehouse 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...
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Small Business 101: Fire Safety Laws You Should Be Following

101 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...
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Essential Spots for Home Fire Extinguishers

person pointing 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...
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