Facility Operations - May 2013

NFPA sprinkler system maintenance standard gets a revamp for 2014 edition

Significant revisions to standard NFPA 25, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, have been put into place for the 2014 edition.


Experts shed light on best practices for LED lighting applications

The challenge for maintenance and engineering managers is making sense of new LED products and their manufacturers, and then specifying the most appropriate products for particular facility applications.


NFPA, OSHA work to reduce confusion over hazard labeling

Hazardous materials labeling guidelines recently adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have the potential to cause confusion and expose individuals to harm through misunderstanding of hazard levels, according to NFPA.



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