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Fire extinguishing systems protect your business.

A risk you can't afford to take Fires in business premises often have dire con- sequences: The loss of machinery and equip- ment, delivery bottlenecks and the loss of mar- ket share and customers can lead to financial ruin. This is no exaggeration! International research has shown that 78% of all companies that suffer a major fire are out of business within three years.

How a fire develops and intervention methods

Flashover

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Risks that threaten the continuity of a business must be eliminated, so responsible managers make fire prevention an integral part of com- pany operations.

Time as a safety factor A critical factor in fire prevention is the time between the discovery of the fire and the mo- ment action is taken to put it out. The shorter the response time, the less severe the direct and consequential damage will be.

Early intervention An effective fire extinguishing system either puts fires out at an early stage or prevents them from starting at all. This is particularly important for businesses in which high risk factors are involved, such as: i m m e d i a t e r i s k o f p e r s o n a l i n j u r y o r d e a t h very valuable property ( i n v e n t o r y , e q u i p m e n t ) s i g n i f i c a n t l o s s o f i n c o m e d a n g e r o f e x p l o s i o n

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