1. 10 Most Flammable Items in Your Office Part 2

    Flammable Items in Your Office There are plenty of flammable objects in your office that you might not be aware of. In our last blog, we discussed the many different flammable objects in your office. To ensure the safety of your workers, it is important to ensure that all flammable items are handled with care. Of course, accidents do happen, but at MLN Fire Protection, our job is to ensure that yo…Read More

  2. Employee Fire Extinguisher Training: How to Use an Extinguisher

    Fire Training is Essential to Employee Safety When you do anything, from driving a car to working at your job, you need training and experience to do both correctly. No one expects someone to know how to do something immediately. Normally, knowledge is achieved by learning — and learning requires lessons! Training offers a way for employees to learn many different skills ranging from work-relate…Read More

  3. Commercial Fire Sprinkler Systems Can Save Employee Lives

    How Commercial Fires Start Between 2004 and 2013, commercial building fires accounted for over $2 billion in damages. Fire is an incredibly destructive force and it can cover a large area in very little time. But, how do commercial fires happen? Residential fires are a little more common, being that some homes have fireplaces and electrical problems. But, shouldn’t commercial buildings be well-p…Read More

  4. Fire Sprinkler Systems Could Save Firefighter Lives

    Sprinkler Systems Could Save Firefighter Lives Any fire detection or containing device can be useful. For one, a smoke detector will alert you if there is a fire, while a sprinkler system will contain and suppress the flames. Both of these devices prove that fires can be found and maintained safely, without any fatal consequences. However, there are accidents and there are still thousands of innoc…Read More

  5. Fire Damage Costs Part 1

    Cleaning Up After a Fire Accidents happen. Though there are plenty of ways to prevent incidents such as building fires, sometimes it is out of our hands. Fires in any building, commercial or residential, can be devastating in more ways than one. Fires can be destructive and burn all of your belongings and most prized possessions. Fires are expensive as well. Paying for damages can rack up quite a …Read More

  6. The Hazards of Electrical Fires and How They Start

    Your Electrical Appliances Could Kill You In a recent statistical study, it was confirmed that there are at least 51,000 fires each year. Of these fires, electrical distribution systems are the third leading cause. It has been confirmed by the Electrical Safety Foundational International that arcing faults are responsible for initiating more than 28,000 home fires. Of these thousands of fires, the…Read More

  7. Can You Install a Fire Suppression System in a Building that Doesn’t Have One?

    Fire can cause tragic loss of life and costly damage to property. If a building doesn’t have an adequate fire protection system, or doesn’t have one at all, then you could be placing yourself at risk of code compliance violations, loss of property, and even injuries or fatalities. It’s not very common any more to find commercial buildings in Houston that don’t have fire protection systems …Read More

  8. Why Your Company Needs A Fire Suppression System

    If you've ever grumbled to yourself about why you have to get someone to install and maintain a fire suppression system at your company, we don't blame you. After all, the reason you got into business was because you were excited about your actual business activities, not because you were eager to dive into municipal codes, sprinkler systems, and fire marshall ordinances. However, it is an impor…Read More

  9. Criteria You Should Apply When Choosing A Fire Suppression System Installer

    If you are building a new commercial building, office space, or other business facility in the Houston area, one of the things that you’ll have to account for is the building’s fire suppression system being well-designed, up to code, and installed with skill so that it fits in with all of the other components in the building. If you’re in the early stages of shopping for a quote and looking …Read More