Category: Fire & Life Safety

Restaurant Fire Safety Tips

Restaurant Fire Safety Tips Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, OR taking a break from cooking, all it takes is a fire sparking to set your evening adrift. Both the restaurant go-er and owner will suffer the consequences. Approximately 8,240 restaurant fires occur annually, resulting in an average of 2 deaths, 115 injuries, and […]

Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen  Food brings family and friends together, especially around the holidays. As you prepare for all your fun family festivities, it is important to keep kitchen fire safety in mind to keep you and your loved ones safe. Cooking Can Be Costly The NFPA reports that U.S. fire departments […]

8 Fire Protection Terms You Should Know

Fire Protection Dictionary – 8 Fire Protection Terms You Should Know Whether you are looking into fire protection system installation or are just interested in learning more about fire protection, it may be helpful to know a few key fire protection terms to help communicate your challenges and needs. Here is a quick list of […]

6 of the Most Flammable Household Items

6 of the Most Flammable Household Items U.S. fire departments respond to an estimated average of 350,000 home structure fires per year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. The study shows that cooking/heating equipment are the leading causes of home structure fires, but there are many common household items that could increase the risk. […]

2021 Fire Prevention Week

2021 Fire Prevention Week On October 8th, 1871 the city of Chicago was devastated by a vicious fire that raged across the city for two days. The blaze, now known as the Great Chicago Fire, took more than 250 lives, 17,400 structures, 2,000 acres of land, and left a lasting impact across the nation. In 1925 President Calvin Coolidge responded by declaring Fire Prevention Week […]

5 Fall Fire Safety Tips

5 Fall Fire Safety Tips   As summer comes to an end and the leaves begin to fall, it is time to prepare for the cool temperatures ahead. Before arranging a bonfire or tapping into your Halloween decorations, make sure to acknowledge the fire hazards involved. Here are some fall fire safety tips to help […]

WHY REVERSE PARKING OR FORWARD FIRST PARKING IS SAFER

WHY REVERSE PARKING OR FORWARD FIRST PARKING IS SAFER Why is Reverse Parking or Forward First Parking safer? Continue reading for the facts, the myths and why you should do it everywhere you go! Driver safety does not stop in the parking lot. In fact, drivers should be even more vigilant of their surroundings while […]

Fire Protection Budget Checklist

Budget Planning Checklist Have you started planning your 2022 budget? If so, did you include fire and life safety? Whether you are budgeting for a new system, a renovation to an existing system, or for this year’s inspection, testing, and maintenance, our team can serve all your fire protection needs. We’ve created this helpful checklist […]

School Fire Protection Budget Checklist

New School Year Fire Protection Budget Check List We know that although the school year is over, summer is a busy time for administrators planning for back-to-school. Whether it be budgeting for a new system remodel, budgeting for this year’s fire inspections, or budgeting for a project over the next school break, USAFP can complete […]

Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Schedules

Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Schedules USAFP inspects, tests, and maintains following the latest versions of NFPA. This includes fire sprinkler systems, standpipes, fire pumps, and more. Our highly trained professionals will make sure your systems stay up to date while exceeding all expectations. Check out the chart below to see what maintenance your […]