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“THE ROAD TO ZERO”

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Million Work Hours without A Lost Time Incident

United States Alliance Fire Protection reaches over 1 Million work hours with-out a lost time incident. United States Alliance Fire Protection has achieved a rare feat in the construction industry. As of March 31, 2013 United States Alliance Fire Protection has worked a staggering 1,316,375 work hours without a lost time accident, further demonstrating why it is one of the safest contractors in the Chicagoland and Milwaukee area.

“This feat could not have been achieved without the help of everyone,” USAFP President Chad Huennekens said. “We are extremely proud that every one of our associates go home at the end of the day to their families, safe and whole.”

USAFP would like to thank all of its associates for making safety a first priority and encourages everyone to keep up the great work.

“This mark is not a finish line, but rather the start of something even more impressive,” Huennekens said.

United States Alliance Fire Protection’s has an excellent safety and loss prevention program because it is achieved through management commitment, employee participation, safety awareness, and continued training.

Epilog: USA Fire Protection Apprentice Shows His Mettle

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Jeff Ward took 2nd place overall in the finals of the 2012 annual apprentice competition hosted by the United Association (UA) last month.

According to Jeff, “I feel that the training I received from the Journeymen at United States Alliance Fire Protection and the classroom instruction from Local 281 was second to none, but I personally made one too many mistakes and finished second to one.”  

USA Fire acknowledges Jeff’s remarkable accomplishment. The competition is set up to test skills learned during apprenticeship, but getting to the end requires more than simply those. Demonstrating superior critical thinking and planning ahead is what puts you in the finals – skills that make Jeff second to none with USA Fire!

 

It’s The Most Flammable Time Of The Year

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Many folks have had Christmas trees set up in their homes since Thanksgiving. Fresh trees will transpire amazing amounts of water, if deprived of water they will dry out quickly and become serious fire hazards in the home. It’s true that Christmas trees contribute to only a tiny percentage of home fires but when they do the results are catastrophic. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department, has a number of startling videos on their website depicting what can happen. You may be shocked. http://fire.nist.gov/tree_fire.htm