What is a Tagged Fire Extinguisher?

Posted: November 21st, 2022

What does it mean that a fire extinguisher is tagged? And must all fire extinguishers be tagged? To answer simply, a tagged fire extinguisher is one that bears a fire tag. And yes, all fire extinguishers must be tagged. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. In this post, we’re going to go right to the […]

How to Operate a Fire Extinguisher

Posted: November 12th, 2022

Among fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers are a first-line defence mechanism to contain small fires in the home or workplace. However, they are of little use if you don’t know how to operate them correctly. That’s why we’ve written this post, to help teach you how to expertly operate a fire extinguisher.  However, before we […]

The Most Common Types of Fire Suppression Systems

Posted: November 2nd, 2022

Are you shopping around for fire suppression systems and want to know which are the most effective? There’s no getting around the fact that the dangers of fire within the home or office are real. With numerous fire hazards such as volatile liquids, gas burners, and electrical systems, it’s imperative that every property owner ensure […]

What’s Inside a Fire Extinguisher?

Posted: October 31st, 2022

Are you here for our fire extinguisher tips?  Well, tip numero uno: know what’s in the canister. Wait, don’t all fire extinguishers do the same job? Why then would they be different? Yes, in principle, all fire extinguishers exist to help contain and suppress small fires. However, because there are different types of fires, you […]

How Today’s Fire Extinguishers Actually Work

Posted: October 21st, 2022

The Ontario Fire Code requires commercial buildings to have the appropriate type and quantity of fully-charged fire extinguishers on site for life safety. While most people are accustomed to seeing them, very few understand the mechanics of fire extinguisher operation. This short article attempts to give the reader a simple fire extinguisher tutorial. Before understanding […]

Fire Safety Training Courses for Canada Businesses

Posted: October 18th, 2022

Safe workplaces are mandated by Canadian law. Business owners, therefore, have a responsibility to ensure that their employees know and follow established safety norms regulated by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). One area that deserves attention is fire training. With nearly 50 fires reported in St. Albert in 2021 (two of […]

Why You Should Hire a Fire Protection Company

Posted: October 12th, 2022

Did you know that 13% of fires reported across Canada occur in the workplace? Fire poses a great danger as it can lead to injuries, loss of life, and extensive property damage. So what can you do to increase fire safety at work for your employees and building occupants? We talk a lot about the […]

Do You Have Enough Emergency Lighting for Your Building?

Posted: October 12th, 2022

What happens when a building loses power? Are employees and tenants supposed to fumble in the dark and somehow try to find a way out? Thankfully that’s not the case. Enter emergency lighting. What is Emergency Lighting? Safeopedia.com defines emergency lighting as: “…battery-backed or otherwise independently powered light sources that are designed to activate when […]

What is a Tagged Fire Extinguisher?

Posted: October 10th, 2022

What does it mean that a fire extinguisher is tagged? And must all fire extinguishers be tagged? To answer simply, a tagged fire extinguisher is one that bears a fire tag. And yes, all fire extinguishers must be tagged. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. In this post, we’re going to go right to the […]