Environmental Health & Safety

Fire Protection Engineering

The Fire Safety Team is an integral part of the Campus Capital Projects Program.  We provide services and resources for design development through consultation and plan review.  This process allows us to continue to construct and equip our campus facilities with fire and life safety protection systems in order to minimize the loss of life, property, and the interruption of daily activities. 

 Faculty, staff, contractors, subcontractors, prospective design professionals, engineers and architects must be aware of our required fire prevention practices and services. 

Fire Protection Consultation

Staff is available to work with users and design teams early in the programming or project development phases in order to guide fire and life safety designs as well as to ensure compliance with the minimum California State Standards and campus practices.

Plan Review and Approvals

Under agreement with the Office of the State Fire Marshal, the Campus Fire Marshal is to provide formal review and approval on project submittals for compliance with the 2007 California Building and Fire Codes.  Approval is required prior to commencement of work or installation.  The following checklists can be used as a guide for submittals by specialty contractors:

Progress and Acceptance Inspections

Through the Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM) Program, fire prevention staff will provide inspections and conduct final acceptance tests for all fire and life safety issues.  Inspections are required to be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

  • Water Supply Monitoring
  • Fire Sprinkler System Monitoring  



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