Bob Vezzani, Fire Protection Engineer at Guardian Security Systems Inc., shares his tips on preparing for a fire inspection.
Building Owner customers of Service Members with SchedulingManager, or the full ManagerSeries suite which includes SchedilingManager, can now view service appointments scheduled for their buildings in the BuildingReports portal. This latest update also impacts the BRMobile application for mobile devices. The list of specific changes and impacts are as follows: SchedulingManager (ManagerSeries) Changes For Members […]
BuildingReports recently added a new feature for Building Owner users with multiple Building Owner accounts, allowing them to consolidate those accounts under one set of login credentials. This will give Building Owners convenient access to all of their inspection reports within one combined view, regardless of whether or not they work with one or multiple […]
As August 13th draws closer, U.S. federal agencies are still attempting to comply with Congress’s ban passed last year which takes effect on that date. Recently, two prominent security camera manufacturers have been identified as having vulnerabilities that can allow unauthorized parties to gain administrative access over the devices. Other manufacturers and devices are also […]
Click on the infographic below to see how perceptions align and differ between service companies and facility management professionals, including the growing use of technology in service delivery and customer satisfaction.
The following is an excerpt from the September issue of BUILDINGS. To read the full article by Justin Feit, click the link below. Whether you are enlisting the help of a service provider or doing most of the work yourself, it is important for you to know the basics of fire safety system inspection. Staying […]
Louisiana State Fire Marshal Provides Guidance for Businesses Regarding Reopening After Historic Flood
The Louisiana State Fire Marshal released guidelines and requirements for businesses who plan to reopen following the historic flooding that impacted the region recently. An estimated 6.9 trillion gallons of water fell across the impacted area in early to mid-August. The following guidelines as published earlier today are in effect through the end of November […]
Effective August 1st (2016), companies with more than 250 employees can expect increased scrutiny and fines under OSHA’s new enforcement and penalty policies. Area directors from OSHA can offer companies with fewer than 250 employees a fine reduction of 20%. Under the new guidelines, fines for incidents increased by 80% to a maximum of $124,709 […]
Audits by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services accredited agencies can cause sleepless nights for those responsible for fire and life safety systems in healthcare occupancy types. Not only can the outcome lead to having to cut employees loose and steep fines, but because these audits results are reported publicly it can also have a […]
How prepared are you for a fire inspection? Your local fire marshal can stop by to inspect your business anytime, so it is of grave importance to make sure your building is up to code at all times. But what exactly does “up to code” mean? After all, fire codes can be very complex and […]