Understanding Fire Extinguishers, their Classifications and Operation

Whether at home, in the car, boat, work or school, you’ll find fire extinguishers everywhere; and with good reason. NFPA 10 indicates that the maximum travel distance to an extinguisher is 75 feet in a commercial building. Knowing how to select the appropriate extinguisher is critical. Continue reading

National Fire Protection Month

national-fire-prevention-awareness-month_2018Monday marked the beginning of National Fire Prevention Month. Every October local fire stations and other fire protection and prevention agencies campaign safety, security and safe egress in the event of a fire. Dennis Hunsinger, former Regional Director of FEMA said “Annual Observances like National Fire Prevention Week and National Fire Prevention Month are excellent opportunities to focus on fire hazards – but we should all practice fire safety every day – Continue reading

3-Steps To Design Effective Joints

Picture1As a manufacturer of Expansion Joint Systems, we see a lot of mistakes on expansion joints that cause biding confusion and the inevitable change order. Some of the most common problems Continue reading

5 Ways to Add Fall Protection to Your Roof Hatch

nystrom-fall-protection-headerAccording to OSHA, one of the top causes of construction deaths is from falls. One way to mitigate these risks on roof tops is through the installation and use of safety products. In this article we will discuss five ways to add safety to your rooftop access through roof hatches. Continue reading