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Although arson is not one of the leading threats concerning malicious damage to property, high-risk incidents are still being reported across the continent. The maintenance of fire protection components should not disregard possible arson threats which put the lives of many innocent people in danger.
Apartment buildings usually have a large number of occupants with different needs. A fire protection engineer will have to take the following into account:
Fire Protection Systems such as sprinklers should be installed in every commercial building and receive regular maintenance checks to ensure ongoing protection of property and lives. However, there are still a few misconceptions regarding the operation of sprinkler systems that should be busted:
All around the world, thousands of fires erupt in public places. It is not surprising that many of these occur in commercial kitchens. Commercial fires can lead to money loss, injury and possibly even death.
Having an adequate, well-maintained fire suppression system in a commercial kitchen is absolutely crucial.
Commercial fires can occur at any given moment. Your property is thus extremely vulnerable without an adequate fire protection system. Some properties, however, are at greater risk than others. Does your property fall into any of the following categories?
As winter is approaching, temperatures are slowly dropping. During the colder months in Johannesburg, fires tend to be more prevalent. For this reason, it is essential that all water-based commercial sprinkler systems are functioning properly. To ensure that your sprinkler system does not freeze, consider the following tips: