Property loss prevention guidelines available

FM Global has released thousands of pages of its previously exclusive property loss prevention engineering guidelines -- for free.

05/21/2008


FM Global , a commercial and industrial property insurer, has released thousands of pages of its previously exclusive property loss prevention engineering guidelines at no cost via its Web site .

FM Global’s Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets provide large-scale businesses, facility and risk managers, as well as the architects, consultants, and contractors who work for them, a tool to help prevent property damage and maintain business continuity due to threats posed by fire, weather conditions, and failure of electrical or mechanical equipment.

The engineering guidelines contain a wealth of risk prevention information on hundreds of topics, ranging from building construction and fire prevention, to industrial equipment maintenance and natural disaster preparedness. Users who download the content also receive automatic notification via e-mail when data sheets are updated. FM Global develops and provides this premium technical data, all of which is based on scientific research and nearly two centuries of loss prevention experience.

Subjects covered by FM Global’s data sheets include:
o Boilers and heating equipment
o Construction
o Electrical
o Extinguishing equipment
o Hazards
o Human factors
o Mechanical
o Pressure vessels
o Sprinklers
o Storage
o System instrumentation and control
o Water supply
o Welding





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