"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do
more work." (Jonas Salk)
For 26 years, these words of Jonas Salk have served as the
motto of Guardian Services. 2011 marks the 26th anniversary of GSI
providing consulting and expert witness services related to fire and explosion
hazards and protection.
Guardian Services, Inc. was established in 1985 to provide scientific and technical
assistance to those who design, manufacture, test and use fire protection systems.
GSI is a world leader in development and application of special hazards fire protection.
GSI provides consulting services and expert witness services.
GSI has broad experience ranging from basic research on new fire
protection agents to installation and startup of fire protection systems.
GSI has designed systems to protect hazards ranging from commercial
kitchens to nuclear power plants.
GSI has successfully implemented fire protection strategies in
unusual hazards and extreme environmental conditions.
GSI has successfully worked with International Marine approval
agencies and classification societies to qualify fire fighting equipment for shipboard
GSI has considerable experience in Arctic environments.
GSI is the world leader in research into the flow of gaseous fire
suppression agents (Halon alternatives, carbon dioxide, Inert gases such as
Inergen and Argonite, FM200, FE13) in pipelines and nozzles.
GSI produces and presents customized training programs covering a
wide range of fire and safety related topics.
Clients include ARCO, E.I. duPont, Tyco International, ALYESKA Pipeline
Service Co., FIREATER of Scotland, British Petroleum, North American Fire Guardian of
Canada, Lockheed, Underwriters Laboratories, U.S. Fire Administration (FEMA), Wormald Fire
Protection, Chemetron Fire Systems, Fike Metal Products, General Fire Extinguisher
Corporation, Pyrotronics, Scottsdale Insurance Co., Automatic Sprinkler Corporation of
America, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., ANSUL Fire Protection, Federal
Express(FEDEX), New York
Power Authority, Total Walther, Ginge-Kerr, Sandia National Laboratories and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
Our President and Senior Consultant, Tom Wysocki, has
provided consulting services to
the major US auto makers, steel companies, oil companies, utilities and aluminum
producers. He designed and supervised the installation of one of the world's largest
carbon dioxide fire suppression systems for a coal mine in Hinton, Alberta. He also
designed the Halon fire suppression system which protects the original copy of the U.S.
Bill of Rights. He has qualified as an expert witness in local as well
as Federal courts.
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