Category: Recalls and Important News
Jul
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Risk Logic’s new online Risk Management Information System (RMIS) allows you to access your property data in real time across an entire account. RMIS is equipped with mapping capabilities, a report database, easy data mining…

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Dec
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Kidde recently identified a potential product safety issue related to certain models of its fire extinguishers. As a result, the company is voluntarily recalling these extinguishers. The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers…

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May
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Code Officials are fining companies that do not comply with High Piled Storage Regulations in cities across the United States. Officials in Houston, San Diego, Riverside, San Jose, Denver and Seattle seem to be leading…

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Mar
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The wind-uplift capacities of standing seam roof systems vary considerably depending on the components used. Similar systems in appearance can have very different uplift resistances. Two roofs can be exposed to the same wind load,…

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Apr
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Counterfeit equipment and materials, no matter whether it is currency, watches or medicine, affect the reliability of the end user’s systems as well as the reputation of the authentic manufacturers. Automatic sprinkler heads are no…

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Feb
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It disheartens us that even after the nightclub fires in Rhode Island, USA in February 2003 and in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2004, the lessons of those tragic events appear to have not been…

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May
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2005 NFPA Fire Statistics: • 1,584,500 fires attended by public fire departments, decrease of 6.1% from 2002 (1,734,500) – ½ of 1976 • 519,500 structure fires, increase of 0.1% from 2002 (519,000) • Of these…

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Dec
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Referencing the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster on September 11, 2001, an article in the November/December 2001 issue of the NFPA Journal addressed the issue of why buildings collapse. As tragic as that day was,…

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Sep
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Risk Logic and its staff wishes to offer its most sincere sympathies and condolences to the families and friends who have lost their loved ones during the horrific terrorist act that occurred on September 11,…

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Aug
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On July 19th, 2001, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Central Sprinkler Company, an affiliate of Tyco Fire Products LP, of Lansdale, PA., announced a voluntary recall of 35 million Central fire sprinklers with…

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Dec
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Everywhere you look these days, the “Y2K bug” is being written about or some “expert” is making predictions about the end of the world. Mass hysteria? Probably, but if we’ve learned anything over the last…

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Nov
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Star Sprinkler Recall The Mealane Corporation of Philadelphia, PA in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is voluntarily recalling up to 1 million “STAR” brand sprinklers manufactured from 1961 through 1976. These…

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Jul
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The Central Sprinkler Company of Lansdale, PA, in cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling all Omega series fire sprinklers, which were manufactured from 1982 through 1998. There are approximately…

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