The 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.
EHS provides a variety of training programs and information regarding fire safety and fire prevention. It serves as liaison with the Purchase Volunteer Fire Department.
EHS coordinates formal campus wide annual fire safety inspections with the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control.
EHS maintains evacuation procedures for all campus buildings and conducts periodic fire drills in campus academic and administrative buildings. EHS also works with the Office of Community Engagement to ensure that successful fire drills are conducted in campus residential areas.
Fire Safety Links
Home self evaluation www.firesafe.org
National Fire Protection Association www.nfpa.org
Firehouse Online Magazine www.firehouse.com/magazine
Just for Kids
National Fire Protection Assn. Kids page www.sparky.org
Smokey the Bear www.smokeybear.com
Electrical Safety www.saveonenergy.com/kids-electrical-safety-guide/