What’s Inside a Fire Extinguisher?

Posted: October 7th, 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 […]

Tips for Great Fire Protection in Your Office Building

Posted: October 5th, 2022

What are some tips to prevent fires in the office workplace? In this post, we’re going to look at some of the easiest and best ways to prevent fires in an office. Here are 8 top tips for fire protection in your office building. Tip #1 Know who is in charge of fire protection in […]

What Type of Fire Extinguishers Are Most Effective?

Posted: October 5th, 2022

Are you wondering which is the most effective fire extinguisher? And, you’re not sure between powder, foam, and water canisters? You’re not alone. With five classes of fire extinguishers and five main fire extinguisher types, the answer isn’t always obvious. Knowing what distinguishes these extinguishers is important in order to be able to successfully put […]

How to Plan a Fire Evacuation Plan for Your Business

Posted: October 4th, 2022

A fire can break out in any business at any time, so it’s important to have a fire evacuation plan in place.  This plan should be designed to ensure the safety of employees and customers and to minimize damage to the business.  The best way to protect your business from the threat of fire is […]

What Are Commercial Fire Extinguisher Ratings?

Posted: October 3rd, 2022

Have you ever wondered what the ABCs and 123s that you see on fire extinguishers mean? The proper term for these letters and numbering is fire extinguisher ratings. But just what are they and what’s their significance when choosing a fire extinguisher for your business? Keep reading to find out and also to discover our […]

Do Small Businesses Need Fire Extinguishers?

Posted: September 21st, 2022

Do small businesses require fire training and fire suppression systems like fire extinguishers?  Yes, they absolutely need both.  Fire training and fire prevention systems are critical considering the number of people working in small businesses across the country today. According to the Key Small Business Statistics 2021 report, published by the Department of Industry, there […]

What Are the Benefits of Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Posted: September 14th, 2022

Are carbon monoxide detectors important and should you have them installed? Yes because carbon monoxide poisoning is the biggest cause of accidental poison-related fatalities in all of North America. And, according to the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, more than 50 people die annually from CO poisoning with an average of 11 people in Ontario.  […]

Where to Store Your Commercial Fire Extinguisher

Posted: September 7th, 2022

Businesses are mandated to make employee safety a priority. As such, they are recommended to have well-maintained fire extinguishers, fully serviced smoke detectors and fire alarms installed, as well as a fire prevention plan on hand. Where fire extinguishers are concerned, where you store them is extremely important. Easy access to fire extinguishers can help […]

What Can be Included in Typical Fire Safety Plans for all Employees?

Posted: August 31st, 2022

Poor workplace fire prevention practices, lack of comprehensive fire safety plans, and thorough hazard audits have led to the injury and deaths of numerous employees over the years. The most recent statistics from the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General (OMSG) tell us that in 2019, 13% of all loss fires occurred in a place […]