The Harrington Group

Jeff Harrington Joins Fire Protection Research Foundation Project

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015

We are excited to announce that Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc. has joined the technical panel for the Fire Protection Research Foundation’s research project concerning the use of gaseous suppression systems in high-airflow spaces. The goal of this research project is to explore the capabilities of gaseous suppression systems located within

Registration is Open! Don’t Miss the 11th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Fire Safety Conference!

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Calling all Fire Protection Engineers and Fire Safety Professionals! It’s time to register for the 11th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Chapter Fire Safety Conference. This informative conference will be held March 17 & 18th, 2015 at the Gwinnett Center located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, GA. The conference will offer several full and partial-day

Fire Safety in the Home – What Can You Do?

Posted on Thursday, February 12th, 2015

As one of our own employees recently learned first-hand, the importance of fire safety and preparedness in the home should never be underestimated. After being told twice to put his book down and go to sleep, our employee’s young son covered the bedside lamp with a t-shirt so that he could continue reading undetected. Luckily

Firefighter Sustains Minor Injuries in Forklift Fire

Posted on Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Last summer, fire crews arrived to a forklift fire shooting 20-foot flames into the air at Oregon Sandblasting and Coating in Tualatin, Oregon. Reportedly, a worker was refueling the forklift when it caught on fire. The fire occurred near a large 1,000 gallon propane storage tank, which was approximately half-full. The employee was able to

Spreading Fire Safety Awareness in the Community

Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The holidays are over, which means the chances of starting a house fire via a deep-fried turkey or a knocked-over Christmas tree are considerably lower than they were in November and December. The year 2013 saw the lowest number of reported fires since the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) began recording them in 1977, but