Fire Safety includes design, installation, maintenance, operation and repair of all building fire alarms and fire extinguisher systems at Santa Clara University.
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.
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 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 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 & Pyrotechnics
The user of any pyrotechnic devices, fireworks and explosive materials is prohibited at Santa Clara University. For additional resources regarding firework safety, please refer to:
Festive decorations can add to the joy of the holiday season. However, improper use can result in fires or electrical accidents.