What the Process of Flameproofing Looks LIke

Sometimes business owners are hesitant to schedule flameproofing because they think it will be a complex ordeal that will cause them to close for business and lose money. However, while it's true that flameproofing a public gathering location is required by law, it's really not anything that should cause angst for a business owner. Many business owners have questions as to the whole process involved and how long it takes. Today we will cover what the process of flameproofing will look like for your business.

How Secondary Losses from a Fire Impact Your Business

On a major or minor scale, a fire is always a devastating occurrence, even if it’s just emotionally. When we escape from a fire without the loss of life, we always breathe a collective sigh of relief. However, there are usually some other losses involved even when everyone associated with the incident has survived. As a business owner, it’s important to know the repercussions of secondary losses from a fire.

What You Should Know about the Legalities of Flameproofing

When someone is starting a business, there is a huge checklist of things to accomplish. As in most things, we do the things we like and enjoy first, and push the more obligatory tasks to the bottom of the list. Most people don't naturally gravitate toward taking care of legal issues and being familiar with the minutiae of details in the law (unless you're a lawyer). While this legal components of business might not be at the top of the list, it still is something business owners have to familiarize themselves with. Among these laws is fire safety for you building, and more specifically, flameproofing regulations for business owners set forth by the FDNY.

The "Why" Behind Flameproofing

As a business owner, your to-do list is a mile long. There are so many things you need to negotiate, manage, and oversee. Somewhere on that list is fire safety. You know it's important, but you might have even thought, "How likely is a fire? Do I really need to flameproof on top of all the other fire safety measures I'm required to take?" Those are great questions, and while, if you're fortunate, a fire will never occur, if one should happen, you want to know you've taken every single precaution. So, is flameproofing necessary and do you really need to do it? Yes and yes.