Archive for March 5, 2017
If you own or manage a high-rise residential or business operations building, were you aware that over half of high-rise fires occur in apartments, hotels, offices, and medical facilities? Given this, it’s imperative that you have fully-functioning fire suppression systems and a thorough fire evacuation plan.
A survey was recently conducted with 119 businesses. It was found that just 35% of these businesses had some type of fire evacuation plan in place. It’s been shown that when a business or residential building has on-site personnel that are trained in fire response, it can have a positive impact on avoiding and detecting fires.
According to the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) “FAQs about building evacuation,” there are several key elements involved with preparing