The basics on restaurant fire safety

A fire can devastate your business, leading to lost revenues and even permanent closure. But there are steps you can take to prevent fires and minimize the damage.

Fire safety in your facility

Protecting your facility from fire can be complex. There are a number of actions you can take to reduce the chances of a fire at your school.

Portable fire extinguishers

Selecting the proper fire extinguisher is just as important as having a working one.

Kitchen fires

Your dining hall is a critical building, as it is difficult to run your facility without it. Most dining hall fires start in the kitchen and can be traced to relatively few sources.

Could a Fire Start in Your Dryer?

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), fires can occur when lint builds up in the dryer or in the exhaust duct.

Class K fire extinguishers

Understanding the proper application for a Class K entinguisher

Fire evacuation - What you need to know

Proactive steps before and during an evacuation to reduce anxiety and avoid injuries.

Commercial fryer hazards

Whether preparing traditional items like French fries and fried chicken, or novelty foods like fried ice cream, commercial fryers are essential pieces of equipment in many restaurants.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.

Keep your chimney clean

Three level of inspections and services recommended for chimney safety.