What does it mean that a fire extinguisher is tagged? And must all fire extinguishers be tagged? To answer simply, a tagged fire extinguisher is one that bears a fireRead more
What Type of Fire Extinguishers Are Most Effective?
Are you wondering which is the most effective fire extinguisher? And, you’re not sure between powder, foam, and water canisters? You’re not alone. With five classes of fire extinguishers andRead more
Why You Should Hire a Fire Protection Company
Did you know that 13% of fires reported across Canada occur in the workplace? Fire poses a great danger as it can lead to injuries, loss of life, and extensiveRead more
How to Operate a Fire Extinguisher
Among fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers are a first-line defence mechanism to contain small fires in the home or workplace. However, they are of little use if you don’t knowRead more
5 Tips for Maintaining Your Building’s Sprinklers
According to the sprinkler system installation regulations issued in the 2022 Edition of the NFPA, automatic fire sprinklers are compulsory in self-storage facilities, all newly constructed commercial buildings, and multi-occupancyRead more
What Are Commercial Fire Extinguisher Ratings?
Have you ever wondered what the ABCs and 123s that you see on fire extinguishers mean? The proper term for these letters and numbering is fire extinguisher ratings. But justRead more
Top 5 Fire Safety Tips For Your Workplace
There are far fewer business-related fire incidents today than there were a decade ago – and that’s thanks in part to the readily available information on workplace fire safety. WhileRead more
Do You Have Enough Emergency Lighting for Your Building?
What happens when a building loses power? Are employees and tenants supposed to fumble in the dark and somehow try to find a way out? Thankfully that’s not the case.Read more
Fire Prevention Month Must-Haves
It’s that time of the year again when we take a month to dive deep and talk extensively about workplace fire safety. You may be asking why. Well, the realityRead more
How to Conduct a Monthly Fire Safety Inspection for Your Business
Statistics Canada (SC) reports that there are on average 19,000 structural fires in Canada per year. In Ontario, structure fires caused $860 million in property damage in 2019 and theRead more
How Often Do You Need to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher?
The question, “How often do I need to replace my fire extinguisher?” is one that’s frequently asked by both home and business owners. Fire extinguishers are an integral part ofRead more
What Type of Fire Extinguisher Do I Need for My Business?
Did you know that there are two types of fire extinguishers? Yes, fire extinguishers are not the same. They are distinguished mainly by whether they are cartridge-operated or stored pressure,Read more