Incorporating Visual Alarm Systems into Office Hoteling: Creating Safer + More Inclusive Business Occupancies

Matt Lausch

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Oct 14, 2022

The current trend toward remote and hybrid work is causing employers to rethink how office space is utilized with conventional assigned seating gradually being replaced by shared workspaces. While solutions like hoteling and hot desking may offer benefits for the company and its employees, moving toward a flexible seating model raises concerns about how to incorporate fire protection accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing persons.

This paper provides guidelines to address and improve the level of fire safety for deaf and hard of hearing employees in business occupancies where office hoteling is utilized. Continue reading whitepaper.

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Matthew Lausch
Matthew has 27 years of experience in the fire alarm industry that includes estimating, design, engineering, project management, testing and commissioning.