Month: January 2019

January 28, 2019 Roy Williams

This is Part 1 of a 4 part series of articles intended to provide a better understanding and detailing of the OSHA requirements for portable fire extinguishers since a thorough understanding of requirements and expectations is the first step in becoming compliant. The applicable governing regulations and sections are identified where appropriate to allow the…

January 28, 2019 Roy Williams

Fire extinguishers are pretty easy to forget about. They sit in your workplace or home day after day “just in case,” but of course you hope you’ll never have to use one. Even though fire extinguishers may not always be top of mind, there’s nothing worse than needing an fire extinguisher in an emergency only…

January 28, 2019 Roy Williams

Food, family, and friends—the holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate the good things in life! While Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the top holidays celebrated by cooking and great meals, cooking obviously continues throughout the year. Throughout the year, not just for the holidays, be sure to keep yourself and your loved ones…

January 28, 2019 Roy Williams

Portable fire extinguishers are typically a key element of any business’s fire safety plan.  Understanding the fundamental principles of firefighting, the different types of fires that might occur within a business or building, the proper use of portable fire extinguishers and the different types of portable fire extinguishers and the fires they are effective against…