Environmental Health and Safety

Fire Safety at Purchase College

The Purchase College Office of Environmental Health and Safety provides a variety of fire prevention services and information to help ensure a safe environment for all members of the campus community.

Fire Safety Education & Volunteer Opportunities
The EHS office provides a variety of training programs and information pertaining to fire safety and fire prevention. The Fire Safety Officer serves as a liaison to the Purchase Volunteer Fire Department to coordinate campus Fire Safety educational initiatives and to facilitate volunteerism among campus students and employees.

Fire Safety Inspections and Investigations
The Fire Safety Officer coordinates formal campus wide annual Fire Safety inspections with the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC). The Fire Safety Officer works with the OFPC, University Police, and the Purchase Fire Department to investigate campus fires.

Campus Fire Evacuation Procedures and Drills
The Fire Safety Officer maintains evacuation procedures for all campus buildings and conducts periodic fire drills in campus academic and administrative buildings. The Fire Safety Officer also works with the Office of Residence Life to ensure that successful Fire drills are conducted in all campus residential areas.

Purchase Fire Truck