Fire Safety

Overview

Objective

Welcome to EH&S fire safety. Fire safety provides effective leadership, coordination and support for USF fire prevention and suppression programs by promoting fire and life safety issues through education.

Mission

EH&S fire safety program mission is to provide a benchmark fire prevention program designed to protect the lives and property of USF students, faculty, staff, and visitors. This mission is addressed through a comprehensive effort of fire safety inspections, training, investigations, code compliance and code enforcement.

Annual Fire Safety Inspections

The State Fire Marshal Office is responsible for the annual fire safety inspections of the USF System facilities. An EH&S representative accompanies the State Fire Marshal on the inspections. The purpose of these inspections is to prevent or minimize fire and life safety deficiencies in all USF System facilities. The inspections comply with Florida Statute Chapter 633.0215 and the adopted Florida Fire Prevention Code.