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How to Educate Your Staff on the Importance of Fire Safety in the Workplace

Many of us will live our entire lives without ever experiencing an office fire. Despite how rare these occurrences may be, all employees must understand the building’s fire safety plan, where to locate safe exits, and how the fire alarm system works. Additionally, it can be highly beneficial to have staff properly trained on how[...]

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Fire Extinguisher Training Services Help You Stay Prepared and Calm in the Event of a Small Fire

No matter where you work or live, having the proper fire safety systems and equipment is a crucial part of keeping all occupants within a building safe. Fire extinguishers are a life-saving tool that should be equipped in every office, commercial building, or industrial facility. A relatively simple design and operation allow everyday people to[...]

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Businesses Operating with Unique Hazards Require Specialized Fire Suppression Systems

Several unique application hazards require investment in specialized fire suppression systems. Businesses involved in anything from airline hangars, to museums and archives can benefit from fire suppression systems specially designed for their unique application hazards. Getz Fire Equipment is a dedicated supplier and service provider for various specialized fire suppression systems. Experienced staff, paired with[...]

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What Type of Fire Safety Equipment is Required in Commercial Kitchens?

Given the higher liklihood of fires occuring in a commercial kitchen, there is a specific fire code to ensure every entity is equipped with the proper fire safety equipment. Fire code NFPA 96 requires automatic fire suppression equipment for all grease removal devices, hood exhaust plenums, and exhaust duct systems in a commercial kitchen, as[...]

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How Often Should Your Business Perform Fire Alarm Services?

Despite modern fire alarm systems being exceptionally advanced and reliable, there are a number of routine maintenance and periodic testing procedures that help make sure the system is functioning and ready in the event of a fire. Many businesses throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri trust Getz Fire Equipment to deliver an assortment of professional inspection,[...]

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Differences Between Fire Suppression Systems

Proper selection of any fire safety equipment is crucial to protecting employees and customers from the threat of a fire. For many applications, this means installing the fire suppression system fit to handle any unique hazards in the facility. Getz Fire Equipment is proud to deliver a vast selection of fire suppression systems for businesses[...]

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The Differences Between Fire Sprinkler Systems and Fire Suppression Systems

At an overarching point of view, the main difference between a fire sprinkler system and a fire suppression system is that a fire sprinkler system uses water, while a suppression system uses an array of chemical agents. These suppressants can come in the form of liquids, gases, and foams designed to work best with specific[...]

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What to Expect During Your ANSUL Service and Inspection

Restaurants and commercial kitchens around the country choose ANSUL restaurant fire systems to protect their staff and customers from the threat of a kitchen fire. Robust systems with advanced engineering put into every aspect of their design and construction, this system relies on a series of spray nozzles, exhaust vents, and gas line shut-off valves[...]

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The Quick Guide to Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems

There are several reasons why the kitchen can be a major fire hazard. Open flames, extreme heat, flamible grease, fats, and oils, and constant movement within a confined space make this space exceptionally accident-prone, and dangerous if not equipped with the proper fire safety equipment. That’s where Getz Fire comes in. We offer restaurants in[...]

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How to Ensure Your Business Has Proper Fire Safety Equipment

You may not think about it, but every time you enter a space like an office, retail store, industrial manufacturing facility, or school, there is an expectation that the appropriate fire safety systems are properly installed and functioning. Whether it is a simple fire alarm system, sprinkler system, or advanced chemical suppression system for special[...]

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