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Workplace Fire Safety Tips

Workplace Fire Safety Tips According to FEMA every year 17,000 offices and storefronts suffer fires causing damage, injuries, or even death. 40% of these businesses never reopen. As many businesses begin to reopen or return to in-person work, it’s important to prepare and know how to prevent in the event of a fire. The chart […]

2020 Year in Review

A Year in Review As the year comes to an end, we would like to take the opportunity to look back and review. 2020 was certainly a year of unique challenges for all, but there has been many bright spots and accomplishments as well! We would like to share a few highlights of 2020, as […]

Data Vault Toolbox

Data Vault Toolbox USAFP has increased our technological capabilities by adding two new Data Vault toolboxes to the organization. These Data Vault toolboxes are technology on wheels that can be taken along to job sites. Our IT team worked alongside our engineering and field crew to teach the capabilities of this new technology. Just like […]

Holiday Safety Fire Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips Decorations, festive lights, cheerful candles, magnificent trees, what could go wrong? Although the holidays are meant for celebration, it is also important to know the potential fire risks. USAFP is here to share some holiday fire safety tips for the season. Decorations While covering your living room with festive decorations, be […]

Amazon Monee

Amazon and Online Holiday Sales The 2020 holiday season is looking different than ever before. According to Forbes, Black Friday shopping saw a 22% increase in U.S. online sales. Similarly, Cyber Monday saw a 35% increase. Where are most of these online purchases coming from? The answer is Amazon. Thanks to Amazon’s large warehouses located […]

465 and 455 North Park

465 and 455 North Park Drive, Chicago, Illinois USA Fire Protection provided 465 and 455 North Park with our full-service fire protection systems. 465 North Park is a forty-eight-story skyscraper that stands 525 feet tall. It consists of multiple levels of parking, one level of retail and amenities space, and 444 residential apartments. The USAFP […]

The Great American Smoke Out

The Great American Smoke Out The Great American Smoke Out is an annual event encouraging smokers to learn ways to quit. USAFP fully supports the mission with wellness initiatives including our Tobacco-Free Facility Policy. This policy requires employees to refrain from using all tobacco products on company grounds, job sites, and company vehicles. Smoking is […]

All-Inclusive Fire Protection Solution

USAFP is your All-Inclusive Fire Protection Solution Protecting lives and property is the mission at USA Fire protection. Our all-inclusive fire and life safety systems enable us to do just that. Every element is important when it comes to fire protection. When each one is working properly you receive the maximum overall protection. These elements […]

Daylight Savings- Change your Clocks, Change your Batteries

Daylight Savings- Change your Clocks, Change your Batteries It’s Daylight savings time! As you change your clocks backward, USA Fire Protection wants to remind you to change your smoke alarm batteries. According to the NFPA, 40% of home fires occur in homes without working smoke detectors, and 25% of home fire death resulted from smoke […]

Illinois Revises Smoke Detector Act

Illinois Revises Smoke Detector Act Amended Law Now Requires Homes to Update Their Smoke Detectors Most residents in Illinois are likely unaware of a new law that will take effect January 1, 2023. In August 2017, Illinois quietly amended the Smoke Detector Act, first passed in 1988. The new law requires homes to have smoke […]