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Using a Class D Fire Extinguisher for Quenching Metal Fires

The ignition source determines the type of fire-fighting substance that should be used to combat a certain type of fire. When you know the type of fire that must be quenched, you can more effectively extinguish it by using the appropriate equipment and agent. For example, Class D fires start due to the ignition of[...]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher Effectively at Work

The most frequent emergency that must be planned for by small businesses is a fire. An important part of planning for a fire emergency is to have the proper fire extinguishers in place for quick and easy access. However, simply having fire extinguishers is not enough – employees must know how to use it effectively. At Getz[...]

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The Importance of Fire Pump Testing Services and the Types of Pumps Available

At Getz Fire Equipment Company, we have years of experience handling fire and safety concerns for our customers. Our services are provided in many areas of fire safety, including making sure fire pumps operate correctly. Through our high-quality fire pump testing and inspection services, we are able to ensure that you have the water supply you need[...]

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Commercial Security From GETZ: The Necessary Components to Keep Your Business Safe

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6 Fire Pump Inspection Tips to Guide You Along

Fire pumps are primarily used to make sure you have enough of a water supply. It increases the pressure for fire suppression, which makes it a key part of your fire safety system. If you have one in your facility, then it’s crucial that your fire pumps are in top form. After all, you never know[...]

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Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Helps Keep Your Kitchen Safe

If you run a restaurant, then the risk of a building fire is always present. Meal preparations, after all, involve a lot of heat, and fire. If you don’t want any costly repairs or renovations, you’ll do your best to ensure your food, not your kitchen, is the only thing heating up. The Facts The U.S.[...]

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4 Steps to Getting Commercial Security Solutions for Your Business

Burglary rates are typically high for businesses. This can disrupt business operations and result in consumer loss, especially if delivery orders fail because of the theft. That’s why crime prevention is essential to any commercial company. Given all this, finding the right commercial-safety solutions for your business is a crucial factor in your success. If[...]

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Enjoy Better Communication and Security with an Intercom

Burglaries and break-ins are one of the most common threats to your property, says the FBI. In the U.S. alone, burglaries account for 23.4 percent of property crimes. Property loss in 2012 was about $4.7 billion, with average dollar loss per burglary offense overall to $2,230. That is why it is not enough to simply lock[...]

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Knowing Fire Alarm Systems Helps You Save on Property Damage and Loss of Life

The National Fire Protection Association says there were about 1,298,000 fires that occurred in 2014. The numbers rose up by 4.7 percent from the records recorded in the previous year, with about 3,275 people losing their lives to the fire. When you do the math, that gives you about one death every 2 hours and 41 minutes.[...]

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Why First Aid Training Matters

Sooner or later, you’ll find yourself in an emergency situation. It might not happen often enough. But the few times it does, you’ll probably wish you knew how to perform whatever lifesaving technique that’s possible out there in order to help, in order to save a life. Here are a few more reasons why first[...]

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First Aid & CPR Training and Equipment from Getz Fire

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