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7 Basic Life-Saving Smoke Alarm Tips

If you’ve ever been involved in a home or commercial building fire, you’ll most likely agree that smoke alarms play a vital role in the safety of a building’s occupants. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), about three out of every five fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or the alarms aren’t working. According to a recent study, the death rate was more than twice as high in homes that did not have any functioning smoke alarms versus the death rate in homes with working smoke alarms. Read more

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Fire & Life Safety Expert Witness Joins IEI

Daniel Bak is Ivey Engineering's fire and life safety expert witness.

Dr. Daniel Bak recently joined IEI as a fire & life safety expert witness.

Dr. Daniel Bak brings fire protection and life safety consulting experience to firm

Ivey Engineering, Inc., (IEI), a forensic analysis and expert witness firm, recently announced the addition of Dr. Daniel N. Bak, a fire and life safety expert witness, to its team of consultants. Bak, a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) and Fire Safety Engineer (F.S.E.), is also a fire protection consultant. Read more