Since March of 2020, many of the fire and life safety inspections normally conducted by The Washington State Fire Marshals Office were suspended by the state agency that licenses the facility (primarily Department of Social and Health Services & Department of Health) in compliance with the proclamations issued by the Governor. It is anticipated that […]
by Aaron Reiter Regular inspections of fire and life safety systems are required for a reason. These systems require systematic attention and maintenance to ensure they are functional in moment of need. You may be familiar with companies, like Signaling System Solutions, that provides these services, but you may be unfamiliar with how many regulatory […]
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By Aaron Reiter Are you aware that exit and emergency lighting devices, per NFPA 101, have formal testing requirements? Did you also know building owners are required to have written records of those visual inspections on hand for the fire marshal at all times? Even if you are aware that testing and inspection is required, […]
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Think back to a hollywood movie where a fire sprinkler system went off – either because there was a fire or because the hero activated it to distract the bad guys. What did that water look like? Chances are it was pristine, clear water that looked like the hero could drink if she or he […]
We are in the middle of the summer heat, but it will be October before we know it and the thermometers will start to swing into freezing temps soon enough. Now is the time to schedule a service of your dry-type fire sprinkler systems to drain those low points and prevent pipe breaks. This simple action will help […]
There are very good reasons why kitchen hood suppression systems require inspections and testing every 6 months. Hood suppression is very different from a standard sprinkler system because they need to extinguish grease fires. Hood suppression systems are isolated – separate suppression agent, plumbing, trip sensors, and monitoring circuits. Kitchen hoods can be extreme environments and because […]
We are here in the Portland area to keep you in compliance for fire alarm, fire sprinkler, or life safety systems with the Authority Having Jurisdiction over your building. If Signaling System Solutions is contracted to provide your annual, semiannual, or quarterly inspections of your fire alarm or fire sprinkler systems, you can rest assured […]