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Fire Extinguisher Bomb / Fire Extinguisher IED News

Posted by en-Gauge on 9/15/14 4:18 PM

The Good News?  It has been months since we have seen a fire extinguisher IED story, the bad news?  There were two in one week!X-Ray_Fire_Extinguisher_IED

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Topics: A Fire Extinguisher

Security Officers Arrested For Tampering With Fire Extinguisher Records

Posted by en-Gauge on 8/20/14 10:55 AM

Falsifying fire extinguisher records is bad news for two security offices in Onondaga New York.  Fire extinguisher tags filled in falesly can be found all over the country, in hospitals, retail stores, hotels and more. They are easy to spot,  just look for same day of the month, same pen, same person as a patten on a tag.  This caught up with the officers in Onondaga:CameraAwesomePhoto-(8)

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Topics: 30 Day Fire Extinguisher Inspection

Understanding Readily Achievable Barrier Removal

Posted by en-Gauge on 5/16/14 10:45 AM

We all know that keeping up with building codes and ADA is a challenge.  Understanding what is a readily achievable barrier removal opportunity can confuse even the best developers. Accessibility_Violations_Safety_Equipment_18

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Gowrie Group: "Blocked Extinguishers Found In Most Workplaces"

Posted by en-Gauge on 5/14/14 9:36 AM

Gowrie Group, a prominent insurance agency, publishes monthly Risk & Safety Reports. Portable fire 

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Topics: Blocked Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguishers Missing in Las Vegas Fire

Posted by en-Gauge on 5/14/14 9:20 AM

Another fire where electronic monitoring of fire extinguishers would have made the difference:

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Topics: Missing Fire Extinguishers