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.
Serious fire and shock hazards can results when electrical equipment is not maintained or used properly.
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.