NFPA

Read: Oxford Shooting Update: A Warning About Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricade Devices

Oxford Shooting Update: A Warning About Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricade Devices

Most door barricade devices don’t comply with ADA and NFPA codes. They also pose other major risks.

Read: Designing a New Mass Notification System? Conduct a Risk Analysis

Designing a New Mass Notification System? Conduct a Risk Analysis

Identify your risks at the start of your mass notification project, but also during the project and for as long as the MNS system is in use.

Read: NFPA Launches Ecosystem Assessment Tool to Identify Life-Safety Gaps

NFPA Launches Ecosystem Assessment Tool to Identify Life-Safety Gaps

The NFPA Ecosystem Assessment Tool gives communities the opportunity to revisit safety practices before weaknesses in the system lead to tragedies.

Read: Would You ‘Value Engineer’ Life Safety?

Would You ‘Value Engineer’ Life Safety?

Be sure your mass notification systems are code- and standard-compliant so they will meet the challenges your campus could face.

Read: Ensuring Hybrid Learning Audio Solutions Comply with Life Safety Requirements

Ensuring Hybrid Learning Audio Solutions Comply with Life Safety Requirements

Schools are trying to accommodate hybrid classrooms by installing residential systems that meet immediate classroom needs but do not meet mass notification and life safety requirements.

Read: Potter Electric Acquires SureCall’s ERCES Business

Potter Electric Acquires SureCall’s ERCES Business

The Guardian Series products from SureCall provide public safety radio communications for first responders.

Read: Johnson Controls Smoke Detection Technology Meets 2021 UL Standard

Johnson Controls Smoke Detection Technology Meets 2021 UL Standard

Johnson Controls’ TrueAlarm sensors provide earlier detection, better fire type recognition and fewer nuisance alarms, the company says.

Read: Why Colleges Should Care About Low Frequency Sounders

Why Colleges Should Care About Low Frequency Sounders

Some fire departments are requiring low frequency sounders be installed retroactively due to these devices being more effective at waking “at-risk” individuals.

Read: Securitech SAFEBOLT™ Accomplishes 3-Hour Fire Rating

Securitech SAFEBOLT™ Accomplishes 3-Hour Fire Rating

SAFEBOLT is the first barricade lock that respects all fire and life-safety codes for safe-haven locations, according to the company.

Read: Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Some campuses are still turning to barricade devices to lock classroom doors. Here are five potential unintended consequences of using these devices.

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