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27 MAR 2017

Why Inspect White-paper

This whitepaper will provide a high level overview of the main reasons why building inspections are completed including compliance, preventative maintenance and insurance coverage; the different methods for completing inspections manually or through the use of technology; the benefits that come from completing inspections; and insight into future technologies that will impact inspections.

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20 OCT 2016

Guard Patrols Get Digital Back-Up

The act of performing a “guard patrol” has a long-standing history and how it’s been completed has changed over time. At a basic level, a guard patrol is simply a routine check of locations that have been deemed valuable or classified as requiring an inspection for whatever reason — due diligence, preventative maintenance, regulatory.

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14 OCT 2016

High Tech Fire & Safety Manages Equipment Inspections via NFC

Canadian inspection, maintenance and service company High Tech Fire & Safety has adopted Near Field Communication (NFC) RFID technology to help it monitor the life-safety equipment services that its employees provide to customers' fire extinguishers, fire hoses and emergency lighting. The solution, supplied by Toronto technology startup Tap Report, consists of NFC tags on equipment, as well as an app that users can download on their Android or BlackBerry NFC-enabled phones. Data related to inspections and services is then stored on a cloud-based server for seven years or longer.

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8 SEP 2016

Toronto Tech Startup Revolutionizing the Life Safety Industry One Tap at a Time

There’s a new startup on the block, disrupting and changing the way life safety related inspections are performed. Regular inspections of equipment such as fire extinguishers, first aid kits, emergency exits etc. are required under various codes and legislations governing commercial buildings. Most companies meet these requirements by completing the inspections manually. This involves inspectors, signing a paper tag for each piece of equipment and sorting through their checklists to document that an inspection was completed. This manual inspection method wastes valuable resources, especially time and money. It is also prone to human error, which can result in damage to the company’s brand and reputation, leaving it liable in the event of an incident.

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4 FEB 2016

How Toronto startup Rapid Evac is creating safer workplaces

The Everest program is a series of advanced advisory sessions offered by MaRS’ Information and Communications Technology Venture Services group to help early-stage founders scale their startups. This month’s Everest showcase presents Rapid Evac, a Toronto startup creating safer workplaces.

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1 NOV 2015

The Power of Inspection Analytics

Building equipment and locations must be routinely inspected for safety, insurance and to meet requirements established by code. Each inspection report is vital to a building’s overall operation.

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1 NOV 2014

Life-Safety Equipment and Location Inspections

Ensuring that life safety and equipment are regularly inspections can help reduce risks associated with disasters, and in fact is the responsibility of the building owner and/ or property manager. It is critical that staff conducting inspections know all the equipment locations and proper inspection procedures. A slip-up from gross negligence can not only be costly, but also has the potential to damage a building owner’s and/or management company’s reputation and leave them defending their actions to governing bodies.

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