Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Medical Office Buildings, Diagnostic Centers, and all types of healthcare facilities present a special challenge for contractors. The inherent risks involved working around highly sensitive and valuable diagnostic equipment and most importantly working closely with patients with weakened immune systems necessitates that the right contractor is selected to perform the fire and smoke damper inspection, fire door inspection and firestop installation.
The testing and repair of fire dampers and firestopping mandates working above ceilings where dirt and debris exists – dirt and debris which is seemingly harmless to the average individual but potentially dangerous to patients that are immunocompromised. Fire and Smoke Damper testing as well as fire door inspections may even dictate working in patient rooms as well as operating suites and diagnostic areas. So utilizing a contractor such as LSS Life Safety Services® that has worked in hundreds of healthcare facilities throughout the country and is knowledgeable of not only infection control procedures, but knows the vital need to communicate with the staff of the healthcare facility throughout the entire course of the project.
When dealing with something as important as fire safety and compounding that with the welfare of patient health the need to choose a contractor that specializes in fire and smoke damper testing and repair and knows healthcare work is paramount.
Whether it is K-12 or College and Universities student safety is always at the forefront of the school administrator’s and parent’s thoughts. Knowing the vital demand of fire safety while at the same time understanding the budget demands many schools must manage, LSS Life Safety Services® works with school systems to design passive fire protection testing programs that help meet the NFPA requirements and at the same time work within the fiscal boundaries. Having a detailed knowledge of commercial HVAC Systems LSS Life Safety Services® is able to work with the varied type of facilities education provides; auditoriums, lecture halls, health science centers, natatoriums, residence halls, and all levels of K-12 buildings.
From High-Rise Office Buildings to Convention Centers, LSS Life Safety Services® meets the fire and smoke damper testing, fire door inspection and firestopping needs for all commercial facilities. All commercial buildings lend themselves to specific fire safety dangers, whether it be duct risers in high-rise office towers acting as a perfect conduits for smoke and fire or the potential of large losses in Convention Centers and Hotels with their high occupancy rates at any given point in time the importance of fire and building safety is essential, including a thorough inspection of a building’ s passive fire protection system.
FIRE AT SEA. Few things could be more terrifying. Some of the larger cruise ships being built today can carry as many as 5,000 passengers. That is why The NFPA along with The United States Coast Guard and The International Maritime Organization among others all regulate fire safety on marine vessels. Cruise ships, Casino Boats, Off-Shore Oil Rigs are just some vessels that require stringent fire safety inspections. Knowing how devastating a fire at sea can be the marine vessel industries have taken the issue very seriously. Life Safety Services® with our emphasis being solely on the inspection of fire and smoke dampers and fire door testing provides the marine vessel industry with the expertise they seek to maintain their high standards and to protect their passengers and personnel. Additionally, LSS Life Safety Services® maintains the proper insurance to service the maritime industry clients.
Finding the right contractor to perform the fire damper inspections and fire door testing in a manufacturing facility is a challenge for most industrial clients. While wanting to secure a contractor who is knowledgeable about the inspection the company must also secure a contractor that meets the industrial plants safety requirements. Many of the fire and smoke dampers may need to be inspected high in the air and the use of a lift will be required, and fire damper inspector may have to get inside of the ductwork to inspect a damper. But what if the fire damper inspectors do not have fall protection training or confined space entry training? Most manufacturing plants will not allow those individuals to work in their facility. LSS Life Safety Services®’ technicians have also completed 10-Hour OSHA Safety Training. So when quality and safety are both mandatory LSS Life Safety Services® strives to be the right contractor for the industrial industry.