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Protecting Data Centers from Fire Hazards

computer connections Protecting Data Centers from Fire Hazards When operating a commercial facility, computers are becoming more of a necessity. From industrial workplaces to full-scale data centers, areas where computers are in operation can be a fire hazard. Most companies have no idea that their computers can cause a fire and the result can be deadly. Learning more about how to protect the data center of a business can ensure the facility remains operational, free from fire damage. Class C Fire Protection Systems A data center needs to have fire protection technology in place to ensure the facility will be protected as...
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Record Keeping for Fire Extinguisher Maintenance in Chicago

binder Record Keeping for Fire Extinguisher Maintenance in Chicago As a Chicago property owner or HOA board member, you need to know how to keep proper fire safety records in Chicago. This is critical as your fire inspections could lead to costly fines if you do not keep accurate records of maintenance, upgrades, updates, and even inspections themselves. It is important that you have someone in your corner helping you to do just that. Connected Fire Safety Services is a company that specializes in assisting you with making sure everything is taken care of and in proper order before your inspection....
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Winter Fire Safety Tips for Property Owners

black and white blurred background cables Winter Fire Safety Tips for Property Owners Whether you own a huge apartment building in Chicago or a traditional home, it is important to remember fire safety tips during the winter months. Fires can occur in the home, even if the temperatures outside are freezing due to electrical elements or heating systems. Checking up on portions of the property as well as updating fire safety measures will ensure that your Chicago fire safety plans are ready in case of an emergency. Electrical Wiring A common cause of the fire in the home is electrical wiring. In older homes or apartment...
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How Do You Keep Up with Your Fire Safety Info?

glasses How Do You Keep Up with Your Fire Safety Info? When it comes to owning a Chicago condominium or running the HOA, you need to have a clear and precise plan for keeping up with all your fire safety inspection records. You need to have easy access to them at a moments notice and know exactly where to go to find them. This is in case of an inspection where you’re asked to produce maintenance records or in the unfortunate event of a fire and a lawsuit. You need to know that everything has been taken care of and that...
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Understanding Fire Extinguisher Classes

action adult blaze Understanding Fire Extinguisher Classes When it comes to Chicago fire safety in the home, it is important for homeowners to learn more about fire extinguishers. A portable fire extinguisher is used to douse flames due to certain flammable materials. It is important to use the right type of fire extinguisher when a fire occurs in the home. Below are a few safety tips and well as information on the tools needed to put out a fire in the home. Location of Extinguishers First, you will need to decide which rooms in the home will have a fire extinguisher. In most...
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