Fire Prevention

Field Station Inspection

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2021

Field Station Annual Inspection Checklist

Inspection to be performed between May 1st and June 15th annually. Completed inspections shall be submitted electronically to fireprevention@berkeley.edu.

Get fire extinguisher training?

In-person Training

At least two weeks prior to desired date of training class:

Contact Facilities Services (510-642-1032) to make arrangements for site set-up. Contact Fire Prevention Division at fireprevention@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-3073 to schedule, and advise where you would like training to occur (to determine any safety considerations). Day prior to event: Confirm...

Get construction plans reviewed?

Plans Review

Regardless of cost or scope, all construction projects at UC Berkeley require consultation with the Campus Fire Marshal.

The Campus Fire Marshal’s office requires submittal of 100% construction documents for review and final approval with signature. A project manager may elect to submit any or all of the following drawings in earlier design phases for review and comment:

Preliminary Design Drawings Schematic Design Drawings Design Development Drawings (50%, 90%, etc., as agreed upon with Project Manager) Construction Documents (50%, 90%, etc., as agreed upon with...

Schedule a fire and life safety inspection?

Fire and Life Safety Inspection

For New Construction and Renovation Projects

Visit the Facilities Services Inspections Page and complete the inspection request form. Make sure you select "Fire Marshal" from "Inspection Authority" on the third page.

Purchased or Leased Spaces

Prior to purchase or...

Get open flame/cooking or special event permit?

1. A fire permit is required for events with the following conditions:

50 or more people attending Use of space on campus in capacity other than its normal use Use of tents or canopies Tents: Cumulative area greater than 400 sq. feet Canopies: Cumulative area greater than 400 sq. feet Location includes a roadway, pathway or plaza used for access by emergency vehicles Use of any kind of open flame (candles, torches, cooking devices, pyrotechnics) Use of compressed gas cylinders in vendor booths, cooking devices or any other function

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Schedule a fire drill?

The Fire Prevention Division will contact the Building Coordinator to schedule required fire drills.

If your building does not require an annual fire drill, and you would like to conduct one, please contact fireprevention@berkeley.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact ...

Fire Alarms and Sprinklers

Fire Alarm Systems

When a fire alarm system activates, everyone is required by law to leave the building immediately.

Do NOT carry your bike or any other large object down the stairs, as this will impede the timely egress of others. Close your door as you leave. This will protect your room/office from smoke and fire as well as provide protection from theft. Tampering with a fire alarm system or rendering it ineffective is a crime. Do not cover or remove a smoke or heat detector.

Virtually all buildings on the UC Berkeley Campus have a fire alarm...