All aspects of protecting property from fire damage in professional and industrial settings are encompassed in this manual. The author's unique approach to protection relies on three criteria: emergency response, inspection and maintenance. It demonstrates how to customize fire protection guidelines to fit any particular type of business, and provides more than 100 fire safety checklists that expedite implementation of safety measures. Safety professionals will minimize the effects of fire emergencies by learning how to consolidate resources for emergency response, maintain fire protection systems, and ensure proper fire protection inspections. They will also gain insights into how to work with various public authorities, property insurance engineers, and fire protection contractors. All techniques discussed are based on observations of actual field conditions in manufacturing plants, warehouses, hotels, restaurants, commercial buildings, and hospitals.