OPEN FLAME POLICY
not only create a serious fire hazard, but also create a serious
personal injury hazard. Based on the Kentucky Fire Prevention Code,
2000, it is for these reasons that this policy has been established.
- Candles including
incense candles: prohibited in all University buildings including Greek
Chapters, Residence Halls, and apartment complexes without written approval
of the University Fire Marshal.
- Welding and associated
work: must obtain a hot work permit. Exception: Previously approved
permanent work station.
functions (group assemblies): contact University Fire Marshal's office
- Food service operations
(portable cooking equipment): food warmers must be placed on a non-combustible
excluded from this policy but precautions must be taken to ensure safe
- Sporting events:
prohibited without approval from the University Fire Marshal's office,
- Open flames fueled
by propane tanks are prohibited. (Exception: gas barbecue grills are
permitted but must be located exterior to the building-NOTE: propane
tanks shall not be stored inside buildings).
trash or construction waste: Prohibited unless approved by the University
Fire Marshal's office,
Prohibited unless approved by the University Fire Marshal's office.
this Policy may be addressed to the University Fire Marshal at (859) 257-6326.
This policy has been
reviewed and endorsed by the University Committee on Safety and Environmental
Date Endorsed: 26 January 2006