Avoid Fires with Safety Tips and Commercial Insurance, Massachusetts!
A fire has the potential to wipe out everything you own. You may be able
to salvage some things after a flood, but if your building is subject
to an arson attack or is in the path of wildfire, you may lose
everything. With business insurance, Massachusetts business owners may
be covered from arson, but if you are in a fire-prone area, you may need
extra coverage against wildfires.
You should also do what you can to protect your property against a fire. Make sure that all combustible rubbish is cleared away regularly and install fire extinguishers throughout the premises. When possible, keep hazardous goods in a separate storage facility away from other buildings to lessen the risk of a fire spreading if these materials com-bust.
Preventative measures you can take against wildfires include installing a sprinkler system on the roof. This will wet down your building, making it difficult for sparks to ignite. Also, keep any surrounding landscaping low to the ground and avoid overhanging trees.
Implement fire safety plans and run regular drills. In an emergency, people have a tendency to panic and regular practice can help instill an automatic response when they need to evacuate quickly and safely. Appoint area coordinators if you have a large premises so you can ascertain everyone’s whereabouts quickly.
Lastly, if you are ordered to evacuate – go. Buildings can be replaced, but people can’t. With business insurance, Massachusetts employers will be able to build back what they have lost.