For over 45 years, East Coast Security Systems, in Washington, NC and Greenville, NC, has been building lasting relationships with home owners, businesses, educational facilities, industries and health care organizations throughout eastern North Carolina.
Our primary services include the sale and 24-hour LOCAL monitoring of residential and commercial burglary and fire protection, security cameras and access control. We also offer a host of specialty services that cater to the unique needs of our clients.
If you’re a business owner, it’s important to keep your employees, clients, and business space safe from the potential harm of fire. That means that you have to put some safety protocol in place and follow certain preventative measures to help prevent fires in your commercial space.
When it comes to commercial spaces, it’s important to follow safety guidelines for the installation of smoke detectors, fire alarms, and fire extinguishers. You can check with your local fire marshal to ensure that your building is following safety codes. Then, be sure to test your safety equipment regularly to see that it’s in working order.
It’s also crucial to have emergency plans in place, not only for fires, but for other emergency situations such as severe weather. Discuss and practice these plans with your employees on a regular basis. Have fire escape routes clearly printed around the building and make fire alarms and fire extinguishers readily available.
In commercial spaces, electrical issues are often the cause for fires. Follow manufacturer guidelines for using surge protectors, power adapters, etc. If any electrical connections or cords are frayed, damaged, or broken, replace them immediately. Also, make sure that appliances are turned off when everyone leaves work.
For more fire prevention tips for your office space, visit Staple’s article on the topic.
For security systems that protect your commercial space, contact East Coast Security Systems in Greenville, NC.