Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, staying safe is now more important than ever. But while social distancing and wearing masks may help to reduce the spread of germs, they can’t ensure protection against other dangers like fire and theft.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work – and rather than the precautions being just “temporary,” it’s beginning to look like we’ll have to get used to our new normal for the long term.
In a world that is full of potential dangers – both seen and unseen – it is more important than ever to reduce as much risk as possible. One of the biggest risks that an employer or multi-unit housing owner can face is fire.
How many times have you tried to make a phone call or send a text message only to learn that your smart phone’s service won’t work in certain areas such as large buildings, subways, or concrete tunnels?
While most people enjoy seeing the lights and other decorations during the holidays, the reality is that some of these items can significantly increase the risk of fire. Regardless of where your property is located and how much space your organization uses, don’t let your company’s holiday cheer go up in smoke.
Anyone who has ever been involved in an emergency knows first-hand that every second is crucial, and that depending on the situation, it could very well become a matter of life and death.
With the prevalence of the California wildfires – and the unprecedented amount of damage they can cause - many institutions nationwide have a renewed sense of keeping their properties, as well as their employees and customers, safe.
Even in the safest of places, unexpected events and emergencies can – and do – happen. So, when each second matters, will you be able to contact help in time?
Fire detection devices and fire alarms are crucial, but false fire alarms are counterproductive. Learn ways to prevent false fire alarms in your facility.
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