When you run a business you are liable to provide safety and security of all types to your employees. Fire safety is one major aspect that is vital at the workplace as well as at home. If you just talk about the workplace, providing fire safety equipment isn’t enough, you are also responsible for making sure the premises abide by the fire-safety standards set by the government. A large number of people die due to fires in different workplaces. Therefore, there are a lot of fire safety measures to take into consideration – especially carrying out regular risk assessments and getting the employees to participate in a fire drill. The installation of life-saving equipment is perhaps one of the most essential factors of preventing fire and ensuring maximum protection against fire. The fire protection equipment also makes sure that the firefighters, who risk their lives, stay safe in case of emergencies.
Installation of some major firefighting equipment as follows – you can minimize the risk of fire and protect your employees from fire hazards.
A full-proof fire protection system is the primary thing to have. And the main amongst all the fire protection equipment is fire alarms. Their role is to alert you in cases of fire even when it is just initiating, that is when the smoke is sensed. It has to be loud enough so that it can lead one to the exact place where the fire is – it can be set to certain frequencies and sounds. An efficient fire alarm can help you prevent injuries, save lives and lessen the chances of damage.
A fire extinguisher is the basic equipment used in fire protection and happens to be a need in any building, such as home, school, hospital, industry, office, etc. It is a device to control and extinguish a small fire. Thus, every building should have enough of these to ensure fire safety. Also, it is important to know how this device is used before installation. A few members in the building should learn how to tackle a small fire by using a fire extinguisher.
Fire blankets are designed to prevent fire from spreading rapidly and extinguish it, at times. It helps in smothering a small fire in no time, depending on what type of fire blanket you are using. The function of a non-flammable fire blanket is to cut off oxygen in temperatures up to 900 degrees, and it helps in reducing and extinguishing the fire. A fire-fighting blanket gives a very good result if used along with a fire extinguisher.
As soon as the fire alarm buzzes, the fire sprinklers start squirting and raining water with continuous pressure and force. Some businesses choose this system to have the least intervention from humans, and fire can be taken care of before its spread. They are highly effective and most fires in several businesses could be controlled with sprinklers before the fire service arrived on the spot. Hence, in many cases, major fires were prevented.
Fire hose plays one of the major roles in extinguishing the fire – it is a necessity. These hoses are high-pressure and are functioned to carry water or other fire retardants to fire directly to suppress it. It is a must-have fire protection equipment for every building. However, the user should know how to prevent the hose from deteriorating after use, they need to hang it to dry completely before it is wound.
Hacsons has been the name that people have trusted whenever there has been the need for the installation of fire protection equipment. You can have faith and trust in our services. The expertise is unmatchable at Hacsons – we know how to deal with fire protection equipment and firefighting solutions, for any commercial or residential building. Our astute experts will assist you in the selection of the right fire protection equipment for the installation in your building, ensuring its efficacy and safeguard. Hacsons will make your life worry-free when it comes to firefighting solutions.