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SERVPRO of East Nashville, Madison, Goodlettsville Top Business Fire Hazards

10/13/2020 (Permalink)

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A fire in your business can cause severe damage and hardship to you, your business, and your employees. Obviously, your equipment, collateral, furniture, and physical structure can become damaged, if not totally destroyed.

SERVPRO of East Nashville, Madison Goodlettsville’s number one priority is making sure that our community and customers are safe. Below is information to help educate, and hopefully minimize the chase of a fire, at your place of business.

Having a plan to reduce the likelihood of experiencing a fire is critical for your business. This plan and tips is something that should be top-of-mind from the top tier employees down. Although preparation does not guarantee you will not have a fire, it does tilt the odds in your favor.

The National Fire Protection Association has a lot of important applicable action items you can leverage in your business. Click here to see their website. You also often have the ability to reach out to your local fire marshal. He/she can visit your company or business and help work out a fire prevention plan.

We encourage you to follow the above to make sure you and your business have a personal and hyper-focused evaluation of your business that explains what is best to prevent fires.

Below are some hazards to watch out for, and we encourage you to be aware of:

  • Have a fire suppression system installed in your company. Sprinkler systems are a great option to help prevent the spread of fire, and also can extinguish the fire if it does break out.
  • Dedicate a member of your team to be your internal safety officer. This person can be responsible for your fire escape, safety plans, and equipment ready and up-to-date.
  • Have a plan - it is critical that you and your team have a plan that everyone is aware of. In the case of an emergency, a plan can make a difference in everyone’s safety.
  • Be sure to have a properly stocked First Aid kit readily available.

If there is ever a situation that unfortunately happens at your place of business due to fire.

Do not hesitate to reach out to SERVPRO of East Nashville, Madison, Goodlettsville With any questions (615) 488-8670, or to come out and set up an inspection/estimate.

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