Mining Fire Protection: Customize Your System for Optimal Efficiency

Machines used in the mining industry are some of the most expensive pieces of heavy equipment available. Mining equipment operates virtually non-stop in extreme conditions. Flammable liquids such as diesel fuel, hydraulic oil, engine lubricating oils, steering fluid and grease constantly flow through pressurized lines, some within inches of super-heated turbo chargers and exhaust manifolds.…

What Is Your Emergency Evacuation Plan?

Nobody hopes for a workplace emergency; however, creating an emergency evacuation plan is an essential step in protecting your employees, workplace and business. At a minimum, your emergency action plan should include the following: A method of reporting fires and other emergencies An evacuation policy and procedure Emergency escape procedures and pre-assigned routes, such as…

Off-Road Vehicle Fire Suppression – How to Prevent Fires in Your Equipment

Off-road vehicles are a vital component for many commercial enterprises, and if they go out of commission, your whole operation could be stalled or even halted altogether. Whether your company operates dump trucks, bulldozers, earth movers, logging equipment or other types of off-road vehicles, keeping these safe and running at peak efficiency is a top…