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Commonly Overlooked Test Inspection Requirements

Commonly Overlooked Test Inspection Requirements

How to Know Your Fire Safety Inspection Technicians Perform Perfectly     No matter what your job is, or how important it is, there is always something lost due to human error. That’s why it’s especially crucial for those of us in the fire safety inspection...

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Welcome to the Fire Protection Podcast

The last few months have been very busy here at Inspect Point.  We continue to push out new features and enhancements that let our users organize, manage and grow their businesses better. A couple years ago the founders at Inspect Point discussed getting a...

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Fire Safety Inspections: Fire Extinguishers

Fire Safety Inspections: Fire Extinguishers

Make Fire Extinguisher Inspections Part of Your Fire Prevention Plan Fire extinguishers are a part of the fabric of our modern lives. We keep them in our kitchens, in our workplaces, and we hope we never have to use them. Part of OSHA’s safety regulations states that...

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Common Life Safety Code Violations

Common Life Safety Code Violations

Codes and Standards from the National Fire Protection Agency   The NFPA 101 document for Life Safety Codes is almost 1,000 pages long and is extremely comprehensive. While it can be hard to say there can ever be too much information on fire code and workplace...

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Types of Fire Science Degrees and What They Mean

Types of Fire Science Degrees and What They Mean

The Fire Science Programs Keeping America Safe In the old days, the only real requirement to become a firefighter was a high school diploma. But just like everything else, getting a college education is a serious leg up in a competitive world. And in this industry, a...

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Fire Protection’s Next Growth Sector

Fire Protection’s Next Growth Sector

The history of fire protection goes way back.  From the advent of the Parmelee / Grinnell sprinkler to the introduction of the first fire alarm panel in the 1800's by Farmer & Channing, fire protection has had various sectors of growth over the years. Portable...

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Frequent Causes of False Alarms

Frequent Causes of False Alarms

Here’s What To Do About Frequent False Alarms It’s the middle of the night, everyone in your home is finally sleeping peacefully. The dog is snoring at the foot of the bed, and there isn’t a peep coming out of the kids’ rooms. That is until your fire alarm starts...

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The Raw Information on How Inspections Could Save a Life

The Raw Information on How Inspections Could Save a Life

The Importance of the Fire Safety Equipment Inspections For the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Industry, the main goal is to protect human beings from potentially hazardous or life-threatening situations. How do inspections aid in this unseemingly heroic act? Well,...

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History of the Fire Sprinkler

A Fire Protection and Safety Equipment History Lesson In 1812, Sir William Congreve installed the first water sprinkler system in the Theatre Royal. It had been the first one installed anywhere in the world. It was a large pipe connected to smaller, perforated one all...

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