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Having a reliable fire escape plan when things go terribly wrong could mean the difference between life or death – risking the lives of yourself and your employees. In case you don’t have a plan yet, consider the following tips to ensure that, in case of a fire breaking out, you know exactly what to do to get out alive:
Many Commercial Fire Regulations are in place to prevent unfortunate fires, however, accidents happen. In the case where inhalation of combustible material from a fire occurs, that’s when smoke inhalation becomes a real problem. The severity depends on the type of materials being burned – the chemicals released during the combustion process, the amount of oxygen available as well as the temperature of the fire.
Workplace fires can destroy lives as well as the jobs and livelihoods of many. Many factories and workplaces that burn down end in company closure and massive loss. To prevent such tragedies here are a few safety tips to practice, and enforce, in your workplace or company.
It is absolutely essential that all commercial buildings are equipped with a proper fire protection system. When installing such a system, you may have heard of a fire pump, but not actually know its exact purpose or role in a fire protection system.
South Africa has very strict regulations concerning fire safety and protection. If you run a hotel, make sure that you:
1. Take proper precautions to protect yourself from loss as a result of fire outbreaks,
2. Protect your staff and employees, and
3. Adhere to South African laws on fire protection.
What do you know about MIC?
MIC is a microorganism that may be affecting the pipes in your sprinkler system. Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) is now a worldwide term; it is becoming increasingly prevalent. There are three main causes for the rising number of MIC cases in commercial fire sprinkler systems:
When it comes to the safety and protection of your property and the people in it, South Africa has implemented certain building regulations specifically related to fire protection-to ensure that buildings are designed, constructed and adequately equipped for the unfortunate event that a fire should break out.