The Importance of Being Up to Local Fire Code Standard

The Importance of Being Up to Local Fire Code Standard

Fire extinguishers, Fire Protection Systems, 

It is imperative for all businesses to ensure that their facility is up to local fire code. If a business operates in a facility that is not up to code, it runs the risk of being penalized heavily and having to pay fines. What is a fire code? A fire code is a set of requirements for all buildings in an area, both commercial, and industrial.

These regulations are there to insure the safety of all occupants of the building at all time. Fire suppression, proper fire safety storage, emergency preparedness, the way hazardous and combustible materials are handled, the conduct of the business that may pose fire hazards, and the design, operation and maintenance of the building all fall under the umbrella of fire safety codes.

At William Hird & Co. our dedicated team of professionals is fully versed in all local fire safety codes for the greater New York area, and parts of New Jersey. When businesses and facilities fall short of fire safety compliance, we provide assessments and solutions for the occupancies fire safety needs including but not limited to, fire safety signage, fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers and brackets, and fire line & architectural cabinets. We specialize in all aspects of fire suppression systems to get your business up to code including designing, filing, installation, inspection, testing, recharging, upgrades & repairs.

Do fire codes apply to me?

Yes, fire codes apply to all businesses and facilities in a given area. All buildings are expected to be in compliance with local code. If you are unsure whether or not your business is up to code, it is vital that you contact one of our fire safety specialists as soon as possible to come and assess your building.

How do I ensure my facility is up to code?

Contact one of our professionals immediately for an assessment of your buildings fire safety equipment. Our specialists have vast experience with installation of fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, sprinklers, standpipes, hose cabinets, signage, alarms, and more.

Do not hesitate to contact us to consult, layout and design your fire protection equipment and systems. We will ensure that your building is up to code, and that your business is protected from all possible fines due to non-compliance with local safety regulations.

June 19, 2017


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