Cox Fire Achieves World-Class Safety Standards Through SILVER ABC STEP Program

Tampa, FL, June 17, 2021—Cox Fire Protection today announced it has achieved Silver in Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP Safety Management System, meaning the company is 655% safer than the industry average. Founded more than three decades ago, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety program that dramatically improves safety performance among construction industry participants.. STEP participants measure their safety processes and policies on key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incidents. “Safety is a journey, and that journey is possible because of systems like STEP, which enables ABC … Read More

Cox Fire Awarded JU Basketball Performance Center

JU’s Basketball Performance Center is set to open by the start of the 2021-22 season. Balfour Beatty announced Oct. 15 that Jacksonville University awarded it the contract to build the $8 million JU Basketball Performance Center that will be home to the men’s and women’s basketball program and daily operations. Balfour Beatty said the center, at the 2800 University Blvd. N. campus, will provide a home for student-athletes, enhance the university’s ability to recruit quality individuals and allow students to be better prepared academically and athletically. The two-story, 26,000-square-foot practice facility will feature coaching staff offices; weight room and training … Read More

Congratulations to Scott Cox for being selected as a member of the Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2021

Congratulations to Cox Fire President, Scott Cox, for being selected as a member of the Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2021. The organization has a solid tradition of excellence in the area of leadership and regional affairs. The class consists of other distinguished professionals throughout the Bay area who will come together a couple of times a month from January through July to learn more about different industry sectors and delve deeper into issues affecting our communities. Way to go Scott!

Scott Cox Awarded ABC’s Member of the Year

Congratulations, Scott, for being awarded as ABC’s 2019 Member of the Year.  We’re proud of all you do for our industry.  Thank you for representing Cox Fire Protection in such a positive way!

Celebrating the Holidays and 2019

There was much to celebrate at this year’s company Christmas parties. During our awards ceremony, we celebrated the following: Shout out to our new hires over the last year: Bobby Ballard, Brandon Manning, Margot McDaniels, Victoria Rolling, James Ainey, Walter Branon, Nathan Cress, Michael Durkin, Brandon Goss, Randy Hicks, AJ Johnson, Derrick Lopez, Tyler Manning, Lenny Milona, Shane Moore, Patricia Perez, Carlos Rendon, Eric Riley, Charissa Rivers, Devin Smith, Matt Steele, and Jennifer Yarbrough. 5 Year Jackets went to Tim Frilling, Kevin Novatka, Chris Self, Troy Summerall, & Matt Taylor. 10 Year Watches went to Jimmy Roberts & Rick Lunsford … Read More

Announcement – Richard Holloway, Contract Manager

Richard Holloway

 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Holloway to the position of Contract Manager for Cox Fire Protection. Richard celebrates his 30th year with Cox Fire Protection this year. Richard’s responsibilities at Cox Fire Protection will relate directly to the functions of managing the field operations for the entire contract department across our Jacksonville, Ocala, Tampa, Orlando, and Ft Myers markets. He will use his vast experience to teach and train our superintendents at those respective branches while continuing to superintend projects of his own in Tampa.  Please help me in congratulating Richard. I know you will give … Read More

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Cox Fire is pleased to have been selected as the Fire Sprinkler Contractor for USF Health’s downtown Water Street Morsani College of Medicine building. About the System The Victaulic Vortex system installed at USF Morsani consists of 7 total zones. The zones are supplied by a common manifold filled with 44 nitrogen tanks. The manifold is release via 2 common fluid releasing panels to the zone in alarm. Each zone is controlled by 1-2 zone panels that release the air-nitrogen into the system when tripped. About The Project: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute is moving in … Read More