Cold Weather Preventative 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…

What is the Cost of Fire Damage to a Business?

HOW MUCH DOES A FIRE COST A BUSINESS? How much damage does a fire in a business cause? What are the main causes of business fires? When is a fire in a business most likely to happen? At Koorsen, we did some research to identify the costs and causes of business’ fires in America.  We also identified…

The Top 3 NFPA Codes Your Business Is Failing

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes provide standards for businesses to prevent fire risk occurrences, manage the potential impact, and, ultimately, protect employees. We asked Koorsen experts which codes and standards are most often missed or misunderstood to help small businesses understand relevant NFPA codes and be proactive in protecting their business and employees.…

Fire Marshal Inspection Checklist

Regular inspections by your local fire marshal are a part of doing business, and you need to be ready when they arrive. Since these visits are unannounced, the best way to remain prepared is to go through the inspection checklist yourself, to ensure that your business is in full compliance with the fire code at…

Preparing for Fire Marshal Visits

There’s no telling when the fire marshal might stop by to take a good look at your business. Are you ready and up to code in every way? We know it’s easy to get complacent as more time passes between inspections, but we’re here to help. In one way or another, we deal with fire…

Ensure Joint Commission Compliance In Your Healthcare Facility

How did your healthcare facility do during its last Joint Commission survey? Is your facility up to date on NFPA standards? Many healthcare facilities are working from the NFPA 101 issued in 2000, which is fine for now but could lead to some serious headaches in the near future, when all healthcare facilities will be…

Know What Goes Into a Kitchen Fire Suppression System Inspection

Even though you rely on your kitchen fire suppression system, it’s probably not something you think about every day. But if you’re not getting thorough, professional inspections on that system, you might not be able to rely on it to function like its supposed to when you really need it.