Fire and Smoke Damper Inspection Company Names Operations and Safety Manager

Louisville, KY, January 24, 2009 --( Life Safety Services, the National leader in fire and smoke damper inspection services, announced today that Rebecca Yost has been named the Operations and Safety Manager for the company. In her new role, Rebecca will be responsible for maintaining Life Safety Services commitment to creating solid partnerships with facilities throughout the nation by managing the operational and safety divisions for the company.

“I’m excited to have Rebecca in this position. She’s a very organized and detail-oriented person and brings a wealth of knowledge about safety and operations to the position,” said Craig Rutledge, owner of Life Safety Services. “She’ll focus on unique issues and encourage additional education and training for our technicians in regards to safety and OSHA standards and focus on keeping our technicians the safest and most efficient techs in the industry. This will ultimately benefit our customers – and that’s what LSS is about”, said Rutledge.

Yost has an extensive background in operations and safety and is an MBA graduate of Viterbo University. Her experience coupled with her desire to exceed industry standards are the attributes in which made her the prime candidate for the position. “I’m excited to take over the Safety and Operational duties for Life Safety Services. I see my new role as an opportunity to make a positive contribution to a company that is experiencing substantial growth and the opportunity to work closely with the best people in the industry,” said Rebecca.

In 2004 Craig Rutledge and Jack Meredith saw an opportunity to put their expertise in the fire and smoke damper inspection business to work by forming Life Safety Services (LSS). By specializing in fire and smoke damper inspections, LSS provides inspection services to facilities at an affordable price. Life Safety Services is has become one of the top fire and smoke damper inspection companies by providing outstanding customer service and maintaining a staff of highly trained project managers and technicians. For more information visit:

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