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  • Consult the NFPA’s Life Safety Code for Fire Safety Guidelines – But Don’t Forget State and Local Codes
    Consult the NFPA's Life Safety Code for Fire Safety Guidelines – But Don't Forget State and Local Codes on lifesafetymanagement.com

    Whether managing, building, or remodeling a structure, it pays to consult NFPA’s Life Safety Code

    If you own, manage, or are otherwise responsible for a building, fire safety should be a major priority. While everyone knows that safety elements such as exit signs, fire alarms, and regularly-placed fire extinguishers are important for fire safety, these features are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to making sure ... Read more

  • Why a Building Owner Should Upgrade to an Addressable Fire Alarm Panel
    Why a Building Owner Should Upgrade to an Addressable Fire Alarm Panel on lifesafetymanagement.com

    Addressable panels provide essential information to building managers, contractors, and safety personnel

    If you own, operate, or manage a building with conventional fire alarm panels – ones that don’t specify where an alarm or detector was triggered – you may want to consider upgrading to an addressable fire alarm panel. Unlike conventional panels, addressable panels provide specific and essential information that can drastically reduce service time and costs and, ... Read more

  • The Changing Communications Landscape: 2G Sunset and the Future of Telephone Lines
    The Changing Communications Landscape: 2G Sunset and the Future of Telephone Lines on lifesafetymanagement.com

    Make sure your building’s systems are updated so alarms remain connected to emergency services

    On January 1st, 2017, AT&T is shutting down service for 2G devices nationwide as it updates its entire system to more advanced 3G and 4G signals. Far from just affecting cellphones, this process, called “2G sunset,” will have serious consequences for building security alarms, fire alarms, and other life safety systems that use 2G cellular ... Read more

  • Fire Safety in Information Technology: What You Need to Know
    Fire Safety in Information Technology: What You Need to Know on lifesafetymanagement.com

    Protect your company’s IT infrastructure with proper fire safety procedures and equipment

    Decades ago, before computers became mainstream, an organization was often most worried about protecting physical inventory and mountains of documents that were housed in various areas. But the dynamics that drive growth have changed. With the digital age, data centers have become a primary asset. These information technology hubs are incredibly important to the livelihood of a ... Read more

  • A Look at 5 Great Life Safety Resources
    A Look at 5 Great Life Safety Resources on lifesafetymanagement.com

    Knowledge is power when it comes to keeping a building and its occupants safe

    If you own a business or manage property of any kind, understanding how to best secure your property and keep any occupants, residents, or visitors safe is a major responsibility. No matter what kind of security system or life safety system contractor you hire, it’s always helpful to understand the issues surrounding these systems and ... Read more

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