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Watch Out for Phony Fire Inspection Scams in the Toronto Area

Posted by Wesley Jasper on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 06:30 AM

Last month the Peel Regional Police issued a warning to residents of Mississauga and Brampton about a door-to-door fire inspection scam (reported in The Brampton Guardian). Here’s what Toronto-area business owners need to know about the scam right now:

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Tags: Fire Safety Professionals, Business Owners

Compliance & Asset Protection: Is Fire Protection Like Accounting?

Posted by Wesley Jasper on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 @ 10:47 AM

Fire Code compliance is less like picking up an insurance policy (mostly a “done” item after you secure a policy) and more like accounting. Accountants must balance books on an ongoing basis, keep up with changing Codes, and do work that requires subject-matter expertise to be done properly on a consistent basis. Much like fire protection professionals.

Ongoing Fire Code compliance is also like accounting in that it’s extremely detail-oriented, requires record keeping, its repetitive — some might say monotonous— and vulnerable to audits. It has the potential for major negative financial repercussions when a detail is missed.

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Tags: Fire Safety Professionals, Business Owners

4 Reasons Why Small Biz & Property Owners Take Fire Safety Risks

Posted by Wesley Jasper on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Why do Toronto business and property owners take risks with fire safety?

In any given week, the regional media covers many devastating fire stories, centered around these themes:

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Tags: Fire Safety Professionals, Fire Safety Risks

What to Look For in a Fire Protection Services Provider

Posted by Wesley Jasper on Thu, May 08, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

We’re often asked by people what they should look for when selecting a new fire protection service provider. You have different choices for your vendor relationships, but there is greater responsibility attached to a fire safety provider’s work versus that of a printer, plumber, or other service provider. (You don’t often hear of people dying or losing everything due to a bad print job or clogged drains).

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Tags: Fire Safety Professionals

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