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Fire protection in high-piled or rack storage can be a sophisticated design and maintenance challenge.
Today’s Coffee Break Training, “Commodity Fire Protection” explains some of the concerns regarding these storage arrays.
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Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation standards, the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information.
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The inaugural edition of Tech Talk looks at self-illuminated or self-powered lighting, which is sometimes used to mark exits. Background information about self-illuminated signs is presented, along with tips for reviewing plans and/or inspecting facilities that use or plan to use self-illuminated lighting features. Guidance for safe disposal of damaged or unused units is also included.
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