Policy SY13 OPEN FIRES

Policy Steward: Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Contents:

  • Purpose
  • Open Flame Fires
  • Charcoal Fires
  • Further Information
  • Cross References

  • PURPOSE:

    To define the regulations for the use of open flame fires and charcoal fires on University property.

    OPEN FLAME FIRES:

    Open fires, including camp fires, are not permitted on University property at any time without prior approval of Environmental Health and Safety, or the Director of Business Services at a non-University Park location.

    Open fires required by University personnel to carry out their assigned responsibilities shall need the approval of Environmental Health and Safety. Specific times, locations, materials to be burned and fire protection arrangements must be established and approved by Environmental Health and Safety or local fire departments before the fire is ignited. University Park or local Police Services are to be notified just prior to ignition by person(s) responsible for control of an approved open fire.

    CHARCOAL FIRES:

    Charcoal type fires are not permitted on University property unless prior approval is obtained from Environmental Health and Safety, or the Director of Business Services at non-University Park locations, except as given below.

    Approval for use of charcoal fires is not required:

    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    For questions, additional detail, or to request changes to this policy, please contact the Director of Environmental Health and Safety.

    CROSS REFERENCES:

    Other Policies in this manual should also be referenced, especially the following:

    SY30 - Open Flame Devices


    Effective Date: January 15, 2005
    Date Approved: December 6, 2005
    Date Published: January 14, 2005 (Editorial changes, June 11, 2014)

    Most recent changes:

    Revision History (and effective dates):

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