Fireproofing your business means that you’ll take all of the necessary precautions to keep yourself and your employees safe. It means that you’ll ensure that your business is fire-inspection ready. No business owner wants to see all of their hard work go up in flames. The financial burden of a business burning down is staggering. Not to mention that you don’t want to endanger your valuable team. Here are some precautions that you can take to avoid that happening.
Stop a Fire Before It Even Starts
Ensuring that a fire doesn’t destroy your facility is the best way to prevent financial loss. A fire won’t harm you, your employees, and your building if you remove all fire hazards. Here is how to do so:
- Make sure that your building is up-to-code
- Examine your electrical equipment regularly: look out for damaged or frayed cords and overloaded circuits
- Go over with your employees what could pose a fire risk and share how to report fire risks if they see any
Make Sure That Your Business Has Plenty of Fire Sprinklers
Fire sprinklers are vital for both homes and businesses. The sooner that a fire extinguishes, the better. If your building doesn’t have a fire sprinkler system, contact us today. It is essential to have one in your building, but regular inspections and maintenance matters as well. What’s beneficial about hiring us is that not only do we install fire protection systems, but we also take care of inspections. Our team wants nothing more but to make sure that your building isn’t a fire hazard and is as safe as possible. The golden rule to remember is that fire protection systems are not valuable if they don’t work.
Have Fire Alarm Systems, Smoke Detectors, and Plenty of Fire Extinguishers
This suggestion probably comes to no surprise. Ensure that you maintain your fire alarm system and smoke detectors so that you and your employees can be as safe as possible. Fire extinguishers are also necessary because they stop small fires dead in their tracks. Make employees well aware of where fire extinguishers are and how to use them.
Keep Your Building Well-Lit
Depending on how early or late your building operates, this is crucial. You and your employees cannot evacuate a building with ease if it’s hard to see. Emergency lighting and signage should be in every building because it helps lead its inhabitants to safety.
Is your building not where it should be as far as fire safety? Reach out to us today so that we can discuss putting your building in better shape. Fireproofing your business saves you from a disaster.
Residential and Commercial Fire Prevention from Judd Fire Protection
If you want to ensure your home and business are safe throughout the year, trust Judd Fire Protection, LLC. We have over two decades of experience in designing, installing, inspecting, and repairing residential and commercial fire protection systems. We serve clients throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia. If you are interested in finding out more about our services and protecting your home and business, give us a call at 410-871-3480 or contact us online. For more fire safety tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.