Fire Prevention

GENERAL FIRE PREVENTION and HOUSEKEEPING TIPS

  • Know the exit routes from your office, floor and building.
  • Know the location of fire extinguishers and how to use them.
  • Keep a flashlight in your desk, check batteries quarterly.
  • Always know the locations of the nearest fire exit and fire alarm pull station.
  • Post emergency numbers next to your phone.
  • Report any unsafe conditions to the EH&S Hotline 310-825-9797.
  • ALL CAMPUS FIRES must be reported to 911.
  • Keep walkways and exits clear.
  • Keep fire doors closed when not in use (never prop them open).
  • Store supplies and equipment in appropriate locations and limit the quantities of stored flammable materials. All storage must be in compliance with California Fire Code and applicable regulations.
  • Use microwaves and toaster ovens in authorized locations only.
  • Eliminate the use of unauthorized personal appliances