Extreme Heat Safety Extreme heat safety is especially important when extreme heat pushes the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed to heat or has over-exercised
Combustible Dust Safety What is combustible dust? Combustible dust is defined as a solid material composed of distinct particles or pieces, regardless of size, shape, or chemical composition, which presents a fire or deflagration hazard when suspended in air or some other oxidizing medium over a range of concentrations. Combustible dusts are often either organic
How to Improve Your Health & Safety Culture in the New Year Establish Senior Executive Support Your organizational safety and the effectiveness of your program will drastically improve with support top down. That high-level focus will ensure the right attention and resources needed to create, facilitate and sustain any safety program. Collect Data to Drive
Black Friday and Life Safety Black Friday is almost upon us and for those of us in the fire and life safety business, the signs of the coming shopping rush are everywhere in retail stores across the US. Unfortunately, the signs I’m referring to aren’t the countless “Happy Holidays” or “Black Friday” sale signs –
Smoke Alarm Safety & Home Fire Prevention Plans Smoke alarms and smoke alarm safety are a key part of a home fire prevention plan. When there’s a fire, smoke spreads throughout a structure very quickly, but a working smoke alarm can give you and your family enough warning to allow everyone to escape to safety.