Leonard Ramo, Executive Vice President of Engineered Solutions, Telgian recently authored the article entitled “Identify Life Safety Issues with a Fire Risk Assessment” for Construction Executive Risk Management magazine’s July 2015 issue. In the article, Ramo explores how making decisions without an understanding of the full risk to fire and life safety can lead to disastrous results. “For these situations, the prudent course of action to minimize risk exposure is to conduct a fire risk assessment,” says Ramo. “A fire risk assessment is essentially a tool that leads to the answer to a question. The process helps focus attention on what is important to fire safety and can help identify potential risks for the owner, company or client. The risk assessment also assists in prioritizing fire safety expenditures and actions when they’re required.”
A fire risk assessment is a valuable tool for the risk management team at any company. It is especially appropriate for fire and life safety risks where the full risk is unknown, the hazard is complicated or the risk is large. The assessment will assist in the identification of life safety issues, fire risks and hazards, and critical areas of concern, as well as formulate recommended solutions and prioritize improvements based on the noted level of risk and can help ensure decisions that impact fire and life safety are based on sound analysis.
To read the article in its entirety, please visit Construction Executive Risk Management magazine.
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Telgian Engineering & Consulting is a full-service engineering and risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline projects. We provide services related to the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses. Our professionals are dedicated to delivering effective protection solutions that meet today’s challenges. In addition to a uniquely global perspective, we also provide in-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal compliance.
Since 1985, Telgian has worked hand-in-hand with clients such as architects, engineers, developers, risk/facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies. We serve industries including commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, and transportation.