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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 Systems
    Fire Systems & Components

    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.

  • 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.