Certified Flameproofing

The latest information about flameproofing in Manhattan and NYC.

Learning from History: Brooklyn Theater Fire

A wise examiner of history can see what has taken place in the past and learn from what has occurred.  At times, certain mistakes could have been avoided, and if events are carefully studied, we have the opportunity to make different choices so those same mistakes do not happen again.  As we analyze the details of a particular event, we can draw conclusions as to the causes. While this can apply to so many different circumstances throughout history, it also has special application to devastating fires that have occurred in America. By studying the causes of fires, we can prevent the very same types of fires from occurring now.  In fact, many fire safety codes have been put in place because of circumstances in tragic fires that could have been prevented. 

Learning from History: West Warwick, RI Fire

Most of us are familiar with the saying that those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it.  This is paraphrased from the writings of George Santayana, and it serves as a reminder and warning to us that we'd be wise to take note of what has happened in the past and learn from it.  A wise person will look at mistakes made and take steps not to make those same ones. In the past, there have been several notable fires that have occurred in the U.S., and from these outcomes, we can learn what things to avoid to make sure we don't make those same mistakes.

The Devastating Results of Secondary Losses from Fires

The occurrence of a fire is always a tragic event on some level, whether major or minor.  Our knee-jerk reaction is to hold our breath and hope that there has been no loss of life. If we are fortunate enough to hear that there are no casualties, we exhale with relief. However, after a fire, there are other losses to consider - especially for a business owner. 

Fire Safety Laws in Relation to Flameproofing

The fun side of starting a business is the dreaming, the planning, and the creating.  The not-so-fun side is the logistics, the safety issues, and liability protection.  However, for any business to be successful, a business owner needs to consider and plan for both sides. When the issue of safety comes up, under that umbrella is fire safety.  And under that umbrella is flameproofing. In order for a business to fall within the scope of the law and be protected from legal liabilities should there ever be a fire, fireproofing a building is essential.

What You Can Expect from Us as Certified Flameproofers

When we think of violations occuring in regard to flameproofing, the first thing that comes to our minds is that, usually, the business owner failed to be in compliance with fire code regulations.  However, as certified flameproofers, we have a responsibility to be in compliance with FDNY codes and regulations as well. In order to apply fire repellent and issue fire retardant certificates, we ourselves must have a Certificate of Fitness issued to us from the FDNY.  There are several standards that we as flameproofers need to uphold in order for us to have this certificate and be in good standing with the FDNY.

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