Cold Weather Preventive Maintenance for Fire Sprinklers

CAN FIRE SPRINKLERS FREEZE? As the temperatures drop below freezing throughout much of the country, the risk of freezing water pipes is on many peoples’ minds. We’ve all heard the risks and seen the damage of a frozen water pipe bursting, but what about the pipes in a fire sprinkler system? Can they freeze and…

New Year’s Workplace Safety Checklist [Infographic]

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to perform a comprehensive workplace safety inspection of your business. While it shouldn’t take the place of professional inspections and testing, it never hurts to be extra diligent in ensuring the safety of your employees and your property. Below you will find a handy checklist available…

Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Fire

    Reducing the Risk of Fire in Your Business A fire can be devastation to a business in many ways. It can cause injury or even worse, death, and can also cause extended downtime resulting in a loss of revenue. Even the smallest of fires can result in high property damage costs. No matter…

Free Educational Seminars for Life Safety Authorities

KEEPING THE EXPERTS IN THE KNOW As the leader in the fire protection and security industry, Koorsen Fire & Security is committed to not only its clients, but to Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) as well. AHJs include fire marshals, fire inspectors, building inspectors, and insurance carriers. AHJs are responsible for enforcing the fire and life…

Q&A with the Director of Classified Services for an Ohio School District

  We recently sat down with one of our clients to learn more about his responsibilities as the Director of Classified Services for a school district in Ohio. He talked about how Koorsen Fire & Security has helped him and the district out. After years of dealing with numerous vendors for the school district’s fire…

Choosing a Fire & Security Vendor for School Districts

EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DIFFERENT. When it comes to managing the facilities of a school, every school district works differently. In larger school districts, you will find a cafeteria manager, transportation director, grounds manager, custodial manager and more. While in smaller school districts, many times you will find one person with a title like Director…

Increase Retail Fire & Security Protection Through Employee Training

Protect your retail business from the dangers of fire, burglary, or other disaster by installing a surveillance system and train employees on how to respond in the event of an emergency, keeping your business compliant with NFPA regulations and guidelines. Consider these questions as you’re designing your employee-training course: Are employees aware of the emergency…

How the Hospitality Industry Tackles Security Risks

How the Hospitality Industry Tackles Security Risks A hotel’s staff may pride itself on its customer service and wide range of amenities, but any positive traits mean little without a safe and secure environment for its guests. Security is a growing concern for industries of all kinds, and for the hospitality industry, providing for guests’…

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STADIUM OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Protecting winning goals, encores, and the heartaches of defeat. On any given day or night, Jordan Enke can be responsible for watching over 40,000 people; making sure that they are safe, secure, and happy. As Director of Stadium Operations at MAPFRE Stadium, Home of Columbus Crew SC, Jordan is responsible for maintaining facility infrastructure, game…

Do I Really Need a Fire Extinguisher Inspection?

Just having a fire extinguisher in your building is not enough. 30% of portable fire extinguishers in the workplace are not in good working order. Fire extinguisher inspections are the difference between actual safety and protection, and an illusion of safety. Koorsen’s fire extinguisher service and expertise has you covered from the beginning. With Koorsen,…