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Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today’s Facility Manager.
Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac plans?
Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster recovery/business continuity.
ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s National Electrical Code® as the electrical code for use with the ICC family of codes.
The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical, and life safety codes.
OSHA offers a Safety and Health Topics page that addresses two sectors in the pyrotechnics industry: retail sales of fireworks and fireworks display
Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn’t just the law; it’s very, very good business!
The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL’s Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079), respectively.
In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.
MSDS management is the most important aspect of this life safety issue.