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It’s no secret that the world is headed in a digital direction. We all know that technology can improve many things in our lives. Still, can an inspection application really improve the inspection process of fire safety systems? The fire safety industry is more competitive than ever. It is increasingly more important to stand out […]

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Depending on others to effectively do your job defines a manager’s role. But when the “others” are not your employees or direct reports, the situation takes on a whole new dimension. That in a nutshell describes the dilemma and an important aspect of the job that fire marshal’s must manage today. AHJ’s, and specifically fire […]

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The Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, but the aftermath still lingers. The recovery has been glacial for most, and nonexistent for many local economies still suffering long-lasting effects. When local economies struggle with an eroding tax base, fire department budgets often take a major hit. For departments that are already stretched, the options […]

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Creating a pump graph may be worse than getting a colonoscopy—at least you’re asleep during the colonoscopy! According to our customers including fire alarm, fire sprinkler system, and sprinkler & alarm contractors or technicians who do this routinely, creating manual pump graphs is extremely tedious, complicated, and requires hours at the kitchen table or in […]

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Are budget cuts and manpower reductions causing sleepless nights? Do you worry that your fire inspections, building inspections or re-inspection schedules are on a slippery slope? Do you feel like the guy who is up to his neck in alligators? You aren’t alone; we hear this story every day from fire marshals, first responders and […]

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Information is a wonderful thing, but it’s not always easy to find specifically what you’re looking for. That’s why search engines like Google and Bing are so popular with even minimally proficient computer users. You can find information about any topic you choose just by typing a few key words and having the search engine’s […]

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Another great technology that helps firefighters improve child safety The Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) provides rescue services to a broad, diverse, urban region. The department’s mission goes beyond emergency response: MFD personnel lead a variety of initiatives, including fire safety programs and Project Staying Alive, an anger management program delivered in conjunction with Milwaukee Public […]

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Check out these Emergency Preparedness tips from National Property Inspections, Inc. Taking some time today to prepare for an emergency saves times and property later. It’s impossible to plan for or predict every possibility of water damage from wind, rain, ice or snow. To minimize damage to a commercial building in the event of a […]

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Check out this new program from the NFPA Enabling the Enforcers by NFPA President Jim Shannon One of the greatest strengths of the NFPA standards-development process is the effort that is put into ensuring broad participation. While our committees are always balanced to protect against any single interest dominating the process, we also work hard […]

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