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  1. #186 – Life Safety Codes and School Shooting Prevention

    #186 – Life Safety Codes and School Shooting Prevention
    QRFS looks at how today's life safety codes tackle the issue of school shooting prevention, explaining why many building codes prohibit the use of barriers, how fire alarms can be protected against malicious use, and how new codes streamline emergency responses to an active shooter situation.
  2. #185 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 6: Quarterly, Annual, and Longer Inspections

    #185 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 6: Quarterly, Annual, and Longer Inspections
    QRFS finishes its thorough guide to meeting NFPA 25 timelines for dry sprinkler system inspections, covering the longer deadlines for various components.
  3. #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections

    #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections
    Read this guide for meeting NFPA 25’s daily, weekly, and monthly inspection timelines for dry sprinkler systems.
  4. #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety

    #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety
    Advocates of walkable street design sometimes meet resistance from firefighters and other emergency services, who depend on wider, faster streets for quick response. QRFS looks at how urban design and firefighting are evolving to meet the challenges of first response and pedestrian safety.
  5. #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X

    #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X
    As fires burn hotter and faster than ever before, a UL-listed life safety rope aims to enhance firefighter safety during rescue operations. QRFS reveals how the Bulwark Safety X static rope meets and exceeds NFPA standards and enables firefighters to perform rope rescues and escapes with confidence.
  6. #166 – Glow-in-the-Dark Rope: The Applications of the Best-in-Class Night Saver

    #166 – Glow-in-the-Dark Rope: The Applications of the Best-in-Class Night Saver
    Industrial-grade, glow-in-the-dark rope can dramatically improve the safety of any commercial or recreational activity where people struggle against low-visibility conditions. Learn about the Night Saver safety and marine rope.
  7. #162 – Why American Cities are Retrofitting Fire Hydrants with Storz Hydrant Converters

    #162 – Why American Cities are Retrofitting Fire Hydrants with Storz Hydrant Converters
    Storz hydrant converters, designed to provide quick and easy connections between fire hoses and hydrants, are improving public safety in American cities. QRFS explains why they matter, how they work, and how some cities and fire departments are financing their retrofits.
  8. #146 – Heavy-Duty Fire Sprinkler Head Guards Protect Sprinklers from Hard Hits

    #146 – Heavy-Duty Fire Sprinkler Head Guards Protect Sprinklers from Hard Hits
    Collisions with sprinkler heads can cause costly flooding — but standard fire sprinkler cages may not be strong enough to withstand the hits some sprinklers are likely to face. QRFS looks at a line of heavy-duty fire sprinkler head guards designed to address the vulnerabilities in high-impact environments.
  9. #145 – Tyco's New LFP Antifreeze Meets NFPA Listing Requirements

    #145 – Tyco's New LFP Antifreeze Meets NFPA Listing Requirements
    As the 2022 deadline for phasing out all current antifreeze solutions in wet sprinkler systems looms, the first – and only – product to meet the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) standard is good news for property owners in regions that suffer bitter winters. QRFS reveals why current solutions were deemed unsafe and details the new solution.
  10. #143 – A Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 1: System Overview

    #143 – A Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 1: System Overview
    Wet sprinkler systems may dominate the fire safety market, but there’s a better solution for certain environments prone to freezing: dry sprinkler systems. QRFS explains how dry systems work, providing the coverage you need without the fear of burst pipes.

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