Piper Fire Protection has created an informative and fun infographic with statistics and tips on preventing workplace fires and promoting safety in the workplace. They hope that this infographic will help prevent fires and workplace disasters. Here are some of the more interesting facts about workplace fires:
- 6000 office buildings caught fire in the United States last year
- $17.5 billion worth of damaged in the U.S. was attributed to fires, second only to Japan
- 39% of electrical fires account for on-the-job fires
- 21% of fires were caused by arson in the U.S.
- 14% of workplace fires were caused by smoking.
Infographic Source: Piper Fire Protection