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Fire Safety

Fire Safety includes design, installation, maintenance, operation and repair of all building fire alarms and fire extinguisher systems at Santa Clara University.

  • BBQ

    BBQ Use & Safety

    There is nothing like outdoor grilling. It is one of the most popular ways to cook food. But a grill placed too closely to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injury.  


  • Open Flame

    Candle & Open Flame Safety

    Fire prevention techniques such as Candle and Open Flame Safety are essential to ensuring the health and safety of the Santa Clara University community. 

  • Fire Extinguisher

    Fire Extinguisher Types & Maintenance

    Fire and Life Safety manages over 2,000 portable fire extinguishers at Santa Clara University. Portable fire extinguishers are intended as a first line of defense to cope with fire of limited sizes. The presence of a fire extinguisher can save you from a catastrophic event.  

  • Fire Protection Plan

    Fire Protection Plan

    The Fire Protection Program is dedicated to preventing fires at SCU through the right housekeeping, proper fire detection and sprinkler equipment, and safe procedures for when confined space or hot work is required. 

    Fire Protection Program Includes:

  • Fire Systems

    Fire Systems

    Fire systems play a critical role by communicating with surrounding devices working together to detect and warn people through visual and audio appliances when smoke, fire, carbon monoxide or other emergencies are present. 

  • Fireworks

    Fireworks & Pyrotechnics

    The user of any pyrotechnic devices, fireworks and explosive materials is prohibited at Santa Clara University.

  • Holiday Decorating

    Holiday Decorating

    Festive decorations can add to the joy of the holiday season. However, improper use can result in fires or electrical accidents.