Accidents happen, it's just a fact. Accidental system discharges are no different, but there are specific ways to minimize your chances of experiencing one in your system. Resulting from your environment or human error, Fire Protection expert Lee Kaiser explains some common causes of accidental system discharges, and how to avoid them.
Even to the trained eye, it can be difficult to immediately pinpoint the exact cause of a false fire alarm and know the cure to fixing it. Although every situation is different, we can typically narrow down the common causes to a few scenarios that often reoccur. In the video below, Fire Protection Expert Lee Kaiser explains a some of the most common causes of false fire alarms, as well as the top five causes of unscheduled emergency service calls for ORR technicians.
Welcome to the new year, critical facility managers! As you reflect on the last year, please take a moment to consider one question: Did you get the funding necessary to implement your critical fire protection projects?
Fire alarm systems are in place to do two major things; detect fire and alert occupants of the fire while giving them enough time to vacate the area. It is ideal that these always function properly and detect fire, but there are a few situations where that is not the case.