Defend in Place in Healthcare Facilities

January 14th, 2021

Fire protection is of the highest importance in keeping life and property safe. It is especially true in healthcare facilities where patients and staff defend in place. Fire & Life Safety America (FLSA) is the leading provider of fire protection in accredited healthcare facilities. What is Defend in Place? A strategy that is used mainly […]

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Fire Protection Reporting for Healthcare Done Right

January 7th, 2021

The Healthcare Solutions Team at Fire & Life Safety America ensures all inspection reports are compliant with applicable accrediting organization requirements, and stays up to date with changes in these standards.  FLSA Healthcare Technicians are in constant communication with the customer during an inspection or service call. All inspection frequencies meet the scheduled timeframe requirements […]

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Don’t Go from Boo to Boohoo says the NFPA

October 28th, 2020

Stingy Jack and the Pumpkin Are pumpkins a fruit or a vegetable? If you guessed fruit (which I did not), it is because fruits are a seed-bearing structure and pumpkins contain what I best describe as yucky stuff along with plenty of seeds so there you have it…a pumpkin is a fruit (though I will […]

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When You Change Your Clocks, Update Your Smoke Detectors

October 26th, 2020

With daylight savings time just around the corner, it is time to think about other ways to prepare for a new season, and that includes checking in on your household fire safety system. When you set back your clocks this season, it is a good idea to take a look at your smoke detectors and […]

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How to Winterize Your Fire Sprinkler System

September 9th, 2020

Winterizing fire sprinkler systems is a critical service needed to reduce the chance of issues associated with damage to piping because of freezing. Without checking your system, cold weather can cause your fire protection system to cease to function – or worse, burst! Fire Sprinkler System Testing FLSA suggests the inspection and test of all […]

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How Corrosion Can Cause Serious Problems for Water Based Sprinkler Systems

August 3rd, 2020

Corrosion in water based sprinkler systems (wet or dry) continues to be a major problem for building owners.  As the system ages corrosion of metal occurs due to exposure to oxygen.  As the old adage goes “what you can’t see can hurt you” definitely applies to corrosion of water based systems because it is not […]

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Avoid a Failure to Communicate…Wireless Monitoring Technology

July 17th, 2020

Farewell POTS and Hello Wireless Today, copper telephone lines that support POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) have become an aging infrastructure. If your fire and/or security monitoring services currently rely on this antiquated technology, the time has come to consider a change. Phone carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, and others are no longer required to […]

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A Fire Protection Partnership versus A Vendor-ship

June 11th, 2020

Fully functional and operational fire protection systems are one of the most important lines of defense in every business; however, it can often be neglected. When deciding how you will select your fire protection company there are a few things to consider that should determine which company to pick. Peace of Mind Checklist Credibility How […]

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