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Firefighting Foam & The Environment

Firefighting Foam & The Environment

In the news lately firefighting foam has been blamed for multiple instances of polluting various water sources around the US. San Jose, Newburgh, and Hartford are just to name a few. False discharges and unmonitored testing has led to a variety of environmental and...

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How to Pick a Fire Inspection Company

How to Pick a Fire Inspection Company

How to Choose the Right Fire Protection Company for Your Annual Inspection Testing Passing your annual fire inspection is a mandatory part of building ownership. However, fire and life safety inspection services cover so much more than just checking fire sprinklers...

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5 Ways Fire Inspection Software Can Streamline Your Business

5 Ways Fire Inspection Software Can Streamline Your Business

Using Fire Protection Management Software to Make Your Life Easier For those of us in the fire inspection industry, we know that fire and life safety is an extremely important business. We also know that the job isn’t easy. We are busy managing projects, looking after...

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The History of the NFPA

The History of the NFPA

How Fire Prevention and Safety Became the Standard in America In the world of Life and Fire Safety, the acronym NFPA is inescapable. The National Fire Protection Agency is an American trade association. The NFPA seeks to regulate and standardize how we protect...

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The Importance of Fire Pump Testing

The Importance of Fire Pump Testing

Why a Fire Pump Test is Vital to Any Fire Protection System A building’s fire pump system is one of the most important parts of its fire protection system. In the worst situations, we turn to a building’s fire pump system to keep water flowing where we need it. It’s...

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The Life of a Fire and Life Safety Inspector

The Life of a Fire and Life Safety Inspector

What Does it Mean to Be in the Fire Sciences? When most people think about fire and life safety, they think about the extremes: house fires, firefighters, and wailing sirens. What people tend to not think about are the lives of the people who keep us from getting to...

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The History of the Fire Hydrant

The History of the Fire Hydrant

How We Get Water Where We Need It You’ve got fire hydrants on your street, you see dogs relieve themselves on them in cartoons (or in real life). Maybe you might even be unlucky enough to have gotten a ticket for parking in front of one (and there’s a great reason why...

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Your Next Fire Sprinkler Inspection Could Save Lives

Your Next Fire Sprinkler Inspection Could Save Lives

Regular Testing for Fire Safety and Fire Prevention We know that the jobs we perform are important. What we do on the job may seem tedious, but that’s how we know we’re doing the job correctly. While a technician might not have the most exciting day-to-day jobs, we...

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The Real Price of NOT Doing a Fire Inspection

How Much Does Fire Safety Inspection Really Cost You? In 2017, fires were the cause of an estimated 23 billion dollars in property damage. Damage not caused by wildfires falls to 10 billion, but with a price tag that large, the difference hardly matters. Fires can be...

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