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Summer time means grilling time, but it’s important to understand what you’re working with. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are – on average – about 8,900 grill-related fires in homes every year. With that in mind, we’re here today to share four tips that can help you grill a little more safely. Always be careful with flammable liquids By this we mean propane, lighter fluid and the like. Believe it or not, just those two substances alone account for over 83 […]

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Fires – particularly workplace fires – can be devastating, not just to the owners of the business, but to those who work for them. Now is as good a time as any to think about your company’s fire safety and what you can do to prevent against fires. Here are four questions that every business owner should ask themselves about their workplace fire safety: Have you properly assessed your risks? The amount of risk your business takes on almost entirely depends on what your […]

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People know what they know and don’t know what they don’t know – and fire safety isn’t really all that different. Everyone more or less knows how to work a fire extinguisher and generally read how empty or full the unit is – but past that – the average person doesn’t know. And you’d think something like that would be something we should know. So that’s the reason for the blog today. Here’s some info on how to read your fire extinguisher and what […]

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What are the laws in Tampa regarding fire extinguishers for a business? Like most of our city, state, and federal laws, finding out what the rules are can be complicated. I used Google to search for “Tampa laws on fire extinguishers” and – wow – there are 237,000 listings! After looking over a few dozen of them, I gave up. Do you know what your legal responsibilities are regarding having and maintaining fire extinguisher(s) for your business? No? Then, it’s a good thing you […]

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Safety Always Comes First Our Tampa Bay Fire Protection Services team understands how important it is for management in schools to take the first step forward to improve safety. Whether you are a university manager, daycare employee or a high school principal or the head custodian taking care of the condition of the property, the livelihood of students, employees and visitors are in your hands. We recently found out about a fire on a school bus at Doby Elementary School in Hillsborough County on […]

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Tampa Bay Protection Services On Safety Training As a Tampa Bay Protection services company, we highly recommend that annual fire safety training is provided to companies with more than ten employees. Most believe that the most expensive program will satisfy OSHA requirements, but this is a misconception. The training will depend on its quality which includes all associated fees, content and training techniques. Here are a few questions you need to ask before you purchase training for your employees. Call us for your next […]

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Tampa Bay Protection Fire Services Advice   When Florida Fire Service, Inc. heard about the Oakland fire at the Ghost Ship in November, we were heartbroken. As a Tampa Bay Protection Fire Services company we work every day to help businesses and organizations stay safe. In less than a few seconds, one wrong decision can risk the lives of innocent people. We share with you the problems with this fire situation and how you can prevent a disaster in the future. Call us for […]

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Our Tampa Bay Fire Protection Services Tips to Stay Safe It is very important to have a fire escape plan in your office building, apartment building or condominium in case an emergency arises. While the stories that we see on the news are sad to watch, there are times when a fire escape plan is not set in place. When a fire starts, people can easily make mistakes that can threaten their ability to live to see another day. As a Tampa Bay Fire Protection […]

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The Tampa Bay Fire Protection Services You Need When our foot walks through the front door on Monday morning when we arrive at work, we automatically feel safe when we see safety posters in the lunch room, fire extinguishers on the walls and participate in periodic fire alarm testing. As many of us have seen on the news, workplace emergencies happen all of the time. An unexpected fire and the wrong chemicals that come in contact with each other have caused injuries and often […]

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  As a Tampa Bay fire protection service company for nearly 50 years, we have served the community as a family owned enterprise. According to the National Electrical Code and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the installation of sprinkler systems reduces the risk of damage and serious injury when there is a fire by over 80%. A responsible business owner wants to ensure their customers, employees and products are safe. The ability to detect a fire before it gets out of control will also […]

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