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Ontario Nuclear Power Generation Case Study

Ontario Nuclear Power Generation Case Study

Everyone likes Tap Report from the top-down - Darryll Styles, Ontario Power Generation, Fire Protection.  How has Tap Report helped streamline inspections in the field? We have used Tap Report for Ignition Source permits, Combustible Material inspections, and Fire Extinguisher inspections; we're currently adding other areas to the platform as well. The Tap Report system has helped us keep better records on the inspections we complete for code compliance. It's also easy to view the history of inspections and upcoming checks such as when extinguishers need to be hydrostatic checked, annual check, etc. Describe the process for creating a list of findings and photos before and after joining Tap Report. The CMS process before Tap Report was very manual. We would go into the field, take pictures, then download the pictures. After download, we would add the pictures to a special excel sheet which would include manual entry of additional notes and send to all parties. Now we just

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors 101

Carbon Monoxide Detectors 101

Carbon Monoxide exposure may put your building at risk. Here’s how you can protect workers and occupants from this silent killer.  Now that you’ve set your clocks back, it’s time to replace the batteries in your Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors. Carbon Monoxide is a colourless, odourless, and tasteless gas that blocks oxygen from entering the bloodstream. It most commonly leaks from fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, gas stoves and water heaters.  For residential buildings, make sure to follow these requirements for Carbon Monoxide Alarms (NFC 6.7.1 & OFC 6.3.4.):  CO alarms must be maintained in operating condition (OFC)  Alarms must be located in the sleeping area of all homes/residential units  Landlords of residential buildings are required to give each tenant a copy of the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions for the carbon monoxide alarm (OFC)  Landlords are required to test carbon monoxide alarms whenever tenants change or the battery is replace

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A Spotlight on Tap Report Use in Commercial Real Estate Property Management

A Spotlight on Tap Report Use in Commercial Real Estate Property Management

"Tap Report has made it easy for me as a supervisor to track and see if our mechanical equipment has been logged and if the inspections were completed on time." Provide a description of yourself and your company.  I'm a Supervisor of Operations at Southcore Financial Centre overseeing two office buildings downtown Toronto. What do you use Tap Report for?  We use Tap Report to inspect and log all mechanical equipment daily in both buildings.  As a manager of multiple properties, what do you find most valuable about Tap Report?  The Tap Report system has made it easy to organize the logging systems for both buildings here at Southcore Financial Centre. I can now keep an eye on our equipment easily and be notified if any equipment has not been logged or has malfunctioned.  What do you think has improved most with using Tap Report?  How quickly I receive information on malfunctioning equipment. Tap Report speeds up the flow of information through instantaneou

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A Spotlight on Fire Rated Door Inspections

A Spotlight on Fire Rated Door Inspections

The Ontario Fire Code states that fire doors require at minimum, monthly inspection. Both sides of the door should be inspected for: Signage properly and securely affixed Clarity and visibility of labels Holes or breaks in the door and/or door frame Glazing, glass kit and glass beads are intact and securely fastened The door, door frame, hinges and hardware are in good-working condition and secured There are no missing or broken parts Door clearances are within allowable limits Door closer and spring hinges are operational and door is self-closing If a coordinator is installed, the inactive leaf closes before the active leaf Latching hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position Auxiliary hardware items that interfere/prohibit operation are not installed on the door/frame There have been no field modifications performed that void the label Free download :  Fire Rated Door Sample Checklist -- Written by  Paul Amendola , from Tap Re

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