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2 Safety Systems to Inspect as You Are Opening Your New Business

When you are getting ready to open the door to your business for the first time, there are many factors that you need to consider from merchandising to staffing and everything in between. However, one of the factors that you may not be considering right as you are about to open your new business is all of the safety factors and systems that you need to have in place. Before you open the doors, it is important for you and your business (as well as to your customers) to ensure that all of your safety systems are in place and functioning properly. Get to know a few of these factors that you should consider and check over so that you can be sure you are good to go.

Fire Sprinklers

Fire sprinklers and other fire suppression systems are important to have and maintain in your business. If there is a fire-related problem that occurs in your business, such as an electrical malfunction, and intentional or accidental fire caused by an employee or customer, or a heating system problem, you want to be sure that you can protect your business and the people in the building from damage or injury.

Have your fire sprinkler system installed before you open your business. If there was already a sprinkler system installed in the building beforehand, make sure to have a contractor come out and inspect and test it in order to be sure that it will function in case of emergency.

First Aid Kits & Fire Extinguishers

No matter how careful you and your employees are in running your business, there is always a chance that there will be an accident around the building. There is also a chance that an employee or customer will require first aid assistance for other issues (e.g. an expected nosebleed).

Be sure that you have fire extinguishers and first aid kits in locations that are easy to access in the employees only area of your business, and in the areas open to the general public. This will ensure that no matter what happens, you will be prepared to handle it and keep your staff, customers, and inventory as safe as possible.

Now that you know a few of the safety systems that you should inspect and check over when you are opening your new business, you can be sure that you are doing everything you can to make your business as safe as possible on the day you open the doors. For more information, visit resources like