Debunking Home Sprinkler Myths

House on Fire Being Extinguished by a Fire Fighter

While many of us may have thought about installing a home sprinkler system, there are some common misconceptions that make the prospect seem undesirable. Let’s examine the data and find out what is true and what is not.

Fire Extinguishers: History, Types, and Uses

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Fire extinguishers are an important part of any fire suppression arsenal, so we thought we would go over a little about their history, classifications, and how you and/or your company can use these tools in safe guarding yourself and others from fire threats.

Have a Safe 4th of July!

Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July from Wm. T. Spaeder Company

The 4th of July is a day of celebration, commemorating U.S. Independence from England. It’s a time for reflection about the things that make us proud of the red, white, and blue. Fireworks, at least in Pennsylvania, are always part of the festivities, but if not handled with care, accidents can happen. Taking safety precautions to avoid injuries helps to ensure everyone has a safe holiday.

Fall Protection Stand-down Week 2020

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Fall Protection Stand-down Week sponsored by OSHA gives us an important reminder to implement fall protection standards every day.

Podcast #6 – Safety, COVID-19 & Construction

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In this podcast, Kassie Koser, our Safety Director, discusses how COVID-19 has affected our work at Wm. T. Spaeder, talking about specific precautions we implemented to ensure the safety of both ourselves and our customers.

Heat Stress Safety Week

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Early June is Heat Stress Focus Week at Wm. T. Spaeder. In this article, we discuss some of the issues we encounter when dealing with warmer weather and how being cognizant of these issues and taking the necessary precautions can protect us from needless incidences.


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