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Cannabis Industry Fire Safety

The cannabis industry has gone through a rapid expansion and with the expansion comes an increase in cultivation as well as extraction facilities. But, as with any industrial process, production comes with an assortment of hazards. The NFPA Standards Council has approved the development of NFPA 420 (Fire Protection of Cannabis Growing and Processing Facilities…

Cannabis Cultivation Operation Fire Hazards

Chemical Cannabis Industry Hazards

Fires and explosions have occurred in cannabis grow houses and processing operations for DECADES. Most of these facilities were operating illegally, and they weren’t built or maintained to common electrical and fire safety. Unfortunately, the lessons learned from these investigations were not well-publicized, and potential solutions were not broadly adopted. Given the legalization of cannabis…