Why are Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers Required in Commercial Cooking Operations?

September 15, 2021

NFPA 96 and NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, require wet chemical fire extinguishers in commercial cooking installations.

Why are Adequate Clearances Between Deep Fat Fryers and Open Flame Appliances Important?

September 15, 2021

NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operation calls for specific clearances between deep fat fryers and open flame appliances.

Why are flow test results important for an automatic sprinkler system?

April 23, 2021

NFPA 25, Standard for Testing & Maintenance for Water-Based Fire Protection Systems calls for an annual flow test by a qualified sprinkler contractor.

Why are quarterly inspections important for an automatic sprinkler system?

April 21, 2021

The great majority of sprinkler documentation obtained by an insured is from annual inspections, which are tests by a sprinkler contractor. These are not the same as quarterly inspections.