fire risk

March 14, 2024

How Insurers and Insureds Can Reduce Fire Risks in 2024

Global Risk Consultants released its 2024 trends for fire risk management, offering new guidance for insurers and insureds, including why proper evaluations and safety engineering reports are critical. U.S. industrial and manufacturing facilities are most at risk, suffering $1.2 billion in damages annually, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). However, cost is not the...

June 15, 2023

The Impact of Forest Fire Smoke on Building Materials and Electronic Equipment

Forest fires are a natural phenomenon that occurs in many parts of the world. In recent years, however, forest fires have become more frequent and more severe due to climate change. Canadian forest fires are currently affecting states in the U.S. As of June 8 2023, cities including Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Buffalo,...