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Fire Watch Services

USPA is the leading provider of fire watch guard services performed throughout the United States and abroad. We believe the essential obligation of every security guard on fire watch can be broken down into 5 important steps:

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Patrol

Remaining alert and active on patrol are key ingredients to a successful fire watch. We understand every second counts, so we instruct our guards to patrol the premises every 15 minutes.

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Sound the Alarm

During patrol if we detect fire, see or smell smoke we immediately sound the alarm alerting others to the potential dangers. If there is no alarm on the premises our guards are instructed to quickly inform and ask that everyone leave the hazardous area.

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Dispatch

Our guards are in constant contact with our 24/7 dispatching unit. Within seconds from receiving the call we dispatch the police and fire department to the scene.

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Help & Assist

Once the fire department and police officers reach the scene our job is to guide them to the fire and assist with anything they may need.

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Report Writing

Documenting the incident accurately is very important and helpful to both the client and the police investigator. Our guards provide detailed reports of the incident from start to finish. Those reports are uploaded daily and shared.

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Fighting the flames in Philadelphia PA
The title is quite literal, we are literally in the business of fighting the flames. Well to be more specific we are in the business of fighting the flames even before they occur and we do that with the help of a team of highly qualified and thoroughly trained fire watch men. These fire watch men work day in and out to ensure that our client’s properties are protected from fire hazard. They do this by following well defined protocols and by applying a dash of real time problem solving.

The ideal question that comes to people’s mind is whether or not a fire watch man is needed for their business or whether this will just be another one of those things that will just be a burden on the payroll. The answer to that is a resounding ‘No’. Let us elaborate further; fires have destroyed businesses, properties and even whole families. A single uncontrolled fire out breaks at your commercial work space would be quite difficult to control and even more so when the fire is near your core machinery. While a robust fire and safety apparatus is essential, a Philadelphia PA fire watch service complements this system by primarily focusing on how to prevent a fire rather than on how to stop one after it breaks out.

Think your business does not need a Philadelphia PA fire watch service?
Several businesses are mandated by law to have a fire watch man, these businesses are bound by the OSHA guidelines and as such require to have a fire watch man at their premises. Businesses that have machinery that run up to high temperatures and that possess flammable materials are in urgent and immediate need of a fire watch man. Other businesses that usually host a large number of people and whose industry has a track record of fire out breaks also need a fire watch man.

What exactly does a Philadelphia PA fire watch service do?

A fire watch man constantly monitors your premises and looks to find possible areas where a fire could break out. This includes areas with high temperature machinery, areas with combustible materials etc. Our fire watch men will constantly be on the lookout for such areas and then monitor them routinely to avoid a fire outbreak. This form of a preventive approach will drastically decrease the probability of a fire out break at your commercial work space.

Furthermore, our fire watch men will make routine rounds to inspect the existing fire and safety equipment such as fire exits, fire extinguishers etc., in order to be fully certain of their efficacy. In the event of the slightest danger the fire watch man will follow predefined protocols to safely escort your employees to a designated safe zone.

Therefore, it is safe to say that a fire watch man is an indispensable part of your fire and safety apparatus and as such you need to hire the best in order to protect your employees and your commercial workspace. Hire us and we will provide you with the best OSHA compliant fire watch man in the industry. But before that how about reaching out to us so we can better understand the challenges you face at your establishment.