Instituting a Cost Recovery Program for Fire & Life Safety Inspections

I don't know a fire marshal that "wants" to charge businesses for fire safety inspections as every time we enter a building, we're likely going to cost the owner money in hazard abatement. That being stated up front, I've become a believer in the upside...



GUS LIAN is the Life Safety Chief and Fire Marshal for Gresham Fire and Emergency Services in Oregon, where he has served for 13 years with the first seven as deputy fire marshal. Gus' career includes construction and fire protection engineering and he worked for 14 years in the nuclear industry.