There’s no reason why fire alarm system management should be difficult or resource intensive. With a little foresight, education, and periodic care, you can easily ensure that your fire alarm system continues to protect lives and property.
A major part of Barnes’ fire alarm management knowledge was gained during his two years in Afghanistan where he headed an installation and service operation at Bagram Air Base. Upon arrival, he discovered that fire alarm systems had not been maintained properly for some time – whether it was missing heads or pillows duct-taped around horn strobes because no one knew how to reset the alarms.
The experience made Jeff Barnes realize that anyone managing a fire alarm system could benefit from a little timely advice.