manual call point

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manual call point

A British term for fire alarm box.
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SIEMENS Ceberus Division of Florham Park, New Jersey, has introduced a metal manual fire alarm pull station that meets requirements for manual fire alarm box initiation devices.
Firefighters uncovered violations: fire extinguishers that needed to be serviced, glass on fire alarm pull stations that needed to be replaced, and items blocking the visibility of exits.
Fire alarm pull stations are uniformly located to allow easy access to all persons.
Smoke detectors, fire alarm pull stations, sprinkler systems, and other technologies are no longer independent systems.
For that reason, fire alarm pull stations should annunciate in the security department rather than at a central station tinless otherwise required by local law.
The facilities should also have current life safety systems and programs, including fire sprinkler systems in meeting and guest rooms, smoke and fire detectors, an adequate number of emergency exits, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, fire hoses and valves, and manual fire alarm pull stations. The security professional should consider the following questions with regard to the event facility's life safety features:
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