Category: USAFP News

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 […]

Affiliation Participation

USAFP’s Affiliation Participation USA Fire Protection maintains professional affiliations with many fire protection services organizations. From organized labor, to advocacy groups and public protection to business associations, our partners provide the critical services and information necessary for USAFP to remain in the forefront of the Fire Protection industry and marketplace. To name a few of […]

Wisconsin Updates to Commercial Building Code Effective 4/19/21

Wisconsin Updates to Commercial Building Code Effective 4/19/21 Beginning on April 19th, 2021 the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) will resume enforcing a code requiring fire sprinkler systems in certain structures. Furthermore, this code applies to multi-family homes with three or more units attached. The code requires that anyone submitting building plans to […]

Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety A good foundation for a proper ladder setup will help prevent slips and falls. Place the base on a firm, solid surface. Avoid slippery, wet, or soft surfaces. If you must put the ladder on a soft surface, place a board under the ladder’s feet to provide a firm footing. Make sure the […]

Burn Awareness Week

Burn Awareness Week 2021 Every year in the United States, approximately 400,000 people receive medical care due to burn-related injuries. American Burn Association is dedicated to educating the community on awareness and prevention. This year’s National Burn Awareness Week theme is Electrical Safety from Amps to Zap (A to Z). In the information below you […]

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 […]

Our Lady of the Angels

USAFP PROVIDES FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM TO OUR LADY OF ANGELS SCHOOL, SITE OF DEVASTATING 1958 FIRE More than 1,600 students and faculty attended Our Lady of Angels School, located in Humboldt Park on Chicago’s West Side. On December 1st, 1958, shortly before the school day ended, a fire ignited in a basement trash pile. As […]

Monitoring Services

Monitoring Services Click here to download the above infographic. Did you know USAFP can provide you with monitoring services? Our team can set up your system to monitor your fire alarms and fire sprinklers to protect you 24 hours a day. We will install a wireless radio, transformer, and antenna at your property connecting your […]

Fire Extinguisher Services

Fire Extinguisher Services It is essential to have the proper tools to protect yourself, home, and business from fire. Fire extinguishers effectively put out 80% of all fires when used properly. Many state and local codes require properly maintained fire extinguishers on-premise in order to comply with regulations. With that being said, all fire extinguishers […]