Smoke Alarms Save Lives

According to the NFPA, a fire results in a civilian injury every 30 minutes.  Working smoke alarms will allow you and your team enough time to exit the building and walk to safety.  Call A&A Fire and Safety TODAY!  We will help you stay safe and in compliance.  501-834-5353

Service Areas: Extinguisher Locations

Garages, workshops, or support service areas will contain flammable liquids used in large quantities.  This includes areas used for storage, production, woodworking (finishing), vehicle repair, aircraft and boat servicing, or where painting, dipping, and coating, operations are performed with flammable liquids.  OSHA requires that all employees have access to an extinguisher within 30-50 feet travel-distance.  Call A&A Fire…

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Fire Extinguisher Placement

Are your fire extinguishers located in the right place to ensure employee safety per the OSHA guidelines? The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that locations such as offices, classrooms, and assembly halls have one 2-A extinguisher for every 3,000 square feet. OSHA requires that all employees have access to an extinguisher within 75 feet…

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Fire Extinguisher Inspections

To ensure a properly-functioning fire extinguisher in the event of an emergency, extinguishers must be checked monthly.   During monthly check-ups, verify the extinguishers are in their intended location, not blocked, and easily visible with an extinguisher locator sign posted above.  Click here to view more inspection tips provided by Boston University Environmental Health and Safety.   Follow A&A Fire and…

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Fire Prevention From Hazardous Chemicals

Take time to store flammable liquids properly and avoid an unnecessary fire hazard. Keep them in their original containers or puncture-resistant, tightly sealed containers. Store containers in well-ventilated areas away from supplies, food, food-preparation areas or any source of flames.   Protect your business by calling A&A Fire and Safety Company TODAY to install an automatic…

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Locate All Fire Exits

Just as you experience on an airplane, a key component of emergency preparedness is knowing how to get out of an enclosed space in the event of an emergency. You need properly lit EXIT signs above every door of your building – this helps employees and family members who might be disoriented from smoke inhalation…

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