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What to Look For in Los Angeles Fire Protection Companies

With fire season starting alarmingly early this year, it might be a good idea to get familiar with your local Los Angeles fire protection companies both for tips on how to avoid starting a fire and on how to protect your home and your...

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5 Wildfire Safety Tips For Californians

The unfortunate truth is that there is no one season that you could call wildfire season in California anymore. With increased wildfires in Southern California later and later in the year throughout the last decade, preventing...

Arkema Chemical Fire in Houston Proves Fire Protection and Safety Regulations Are Needed
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A Brush Fire Broke Out Near a Solar Generating Facility

A brush fire broke out earlier this month just feet away from a solar power generation facility near Lancaster, California. The fire broke out in a patch of dry grass just next to the facility and burned as much as 65 acres of land...

Wildfires: A Learning Lesson in Utility Fire Safety
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Reports Say That Fire Weather Risk Is Higher In 2020 Than It Was In 2019

Just days ago, an organization that monitors the weather patterns and determines how those contribute or diminish the risk of a wildfire in areas throughout the Southwest United States published an article that declared 2020 to have a...

Capstone Fire Wildland Fire Services - Private
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Staying Fire Wise: Community Planners and Homeowners Can Prevent Wildfires, Too

There are a number of ways to stay fire wise in areas like Southern California that have a higher risk of wildfire no matter the time of year. Sometimes mitigating the risk of fires breaking out in a certain area might fall on the...

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What Are Fire Suppression Services Meant to Do?

We’ve realized that the term ‘fire suppression services’ is often a vague, blanket term to refer to a lot of different services that have to do with controlling or eliminating the threat of a wildfire. While not every form of fire...

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Communication Is the Key to OSHA Site Safety Services

Even the most successful companies are not immune to safety violations if they are not careful and strict from the start. Many companies, even ones that appear to be doing everything the right way, can fall victim to major fines if...

Capstone Fire Wildland Fire Services - Private
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Southern California Wildfire Risk – Is Your Site Safe This Month?

With so many fires breaking out throughout California in recent years, business owners and site managers are beginning to acknowledge that Southern California wildfire risk is significant year-round—not just in what used to be...

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Hazard Identification and Assessment

A pillar to occupational safety and health injury and illness prevention program is to have a system identifying and assessing hazards. By definition, a hazard is anything bringing an organizational loss. The environmental, safety, and...

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Controlling Hazardous Energy Sources

The control of hazardous energy, commonly known as lockout/tagout (LOTO), is a system used to protect workers maintaining machinery from unintended start up. When a worker must place any part of their body in the “line of fire” between...

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