Fire Safety

Read: 13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

Mislabeled emergency equipment and exposed wires and blocked sensors — OH, MY!

Read: Is Your Campus Doing These 3 Things to Improve Fire Safety?

Is Your Campus Doing These 3 Things to Improve Fire Safety?

October is National Fire Prevention Month. Here are three things facilities managers can do to advance fire safety and prevention.

Read: Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Authorities arrived on the scene to evacuate and secure the buildings, which had blown-out windows and extensive damage to the roof and flooring.

Read: Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

The then high school student suffered third-degree burns to more than 30% of his body after a chemistry experiment went wrong in 2014.

Read: Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell issued a voluntary recall on certain models of its intelligent photoelectric smoke sensors sold with fire alarm systems.

Read: Effective Mass Notification Can Influence Campus Community Response to Emergencies

Effective Mass Notification Can Influence Campus Community Response to Emergencies

The NFPA improved the requirements of the “Fire Alarm and Signaling Code” to create a meaningful and effective method for reaching its intended audience during a crisis.

Read: New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

If the bill becomes a law, Illinois will be the fourth state in the Midwest to allow certain barricades, most of which aren’t ADA or fire code compliant, to be used in lockdown situations.

Read: NAPCO Announces Northwest Independent School Security Project

NAPCO Announces Northwest Independent School Security Project

The software program has the fastest processing times currently available, rapid door opening times, full data downloads and can control up to 32,000 doors.

Read: During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

Need evidence of America’s better angels? Here are just a few of the many stories of bravery and selflessness during this month’s California wildfires.

Read: Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey wildfire, which continues to scorch the area all around the school, got very close to the Pepperdine campus.

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