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 Halogen Lamps, Open Flames and Fireworks 

 

SPOTLIGHT

I.     PURPOSE

To identify potential fire situations and protect the university and community 

members from injury and /or loss of property or life from a fire. 

II.   POLICY

A.   Halogen (torchiere) lamps, due to fire safety concerns, are not permitted to be  

used in university buildings.

B.   Unapproved units which have/contain exposed elements or open flames such as

coleman stoves, fondue pots, candles, gas lanterns, hibachi grills, torches, oil

lamps and fire works are not allowed on campus unless approved for use by the

EH&S office.

C.   No open fire, cooking fire, campfire or bonfire will be allowed on University

property unless the individuals responsible have obtained written consent of the

EH&S office.

D.   Open Fire Permits will be issued on a case by case basis only depending on

weather conditions, acceptable location and general compliance as outlined in

this policy and local ordinances.

E.   The use or possession of fireworks, explosives, or any other substance which

may injure, discomfort, or disturb other individuals is strictly prohibited.

F.   Any public fireworks displays must be conducted by licensed pyrotechnic

operators who have obtained written consent from the EH&S office.

 

Paul M. Novak, M.P.H.

Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Stores I Building – 145 Kiester Road

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Phone: 724-738-2465

FAX: 724-738-4282

 

Joel T. Brown

Fire and Safety Manager

Stores I Building – 145 Kiester Road

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Phone: 724-738-2466

FAX: 724-738-4282

 

 

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