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Pre-Fire Planning for Ultra-Compact Storage
6 Considerations for an Effective Pre-Plan

Fire Compliance for Sprinklers

Manufacturing facility sprinkler design is derived from experience with what were called pipe schedule sprinkler systems.

January 1, 2019

Proper API Storage Tank Maintenance

With tanks, original blueprints and drawings should be kept as reference points. These documents can be used to compare notes and measurements such as steel thickness.

January 1, 2019

Mandatory API Tank Inspections

Regulations for storing chemical or oils are a lot stricter than for water storage — for obvious reasons.  After all, water is not going to catch fire and explode, potentially releasing toxins into the environment.

October 1, 2018

Fire Department Water Connections Revisited

In the case of sprinkler systems guidelines are provided by NFPA 13 which is the standard that governs automatic sprinklers and intends that fire department connections are to supplement the water supply.

July 1, 2018

Handling Ideas Not Invented Here

Being able to accept other ways of thinking can lead to better overall fire protection and unique solutions to unforeseen challenges.

January 1, 2018

The Hazard of Flammable Insulation Panels

'I Told You So,' Again

The biggest precaution for firefighters to take is recognizing that an EFIS system is in use and pre-plan if there is a chance for it to become involved with a fire.

July 1, 2017

Fire and the Supply Chain

Refinery or petrochemical plant fires are not the only fire risks to affect production. Of course, keeping that chain optimized leaves no room for having fires.

January 1, 2017

Pre-Plan for Your Extinguishing System

This article discusses some of the basics and what to expect when responding to buildings or equipment protected by systems that firefighters will more commonly encounter.

October 1, 2016