Fire Prevention

Title 19

Definition

The Fire Prevention Division conducts annual fire and life safety inspections of all campus buildings and grounds as directed by the California Code of Regulations Title 19, Public Safety.

Mission

To safeguard life and property from the hazards of fire and eliminate conditions hazardous to life or property in the use of campus buildings and grounds.

Implementation

Yearly inspections ensure those building fire protection components such as exits, doors, corridors, emergency lighting systems, and fire protection systems are properly maintained. We inspect buildings from the roof to basement looking for improperly stored items that can create a hazard. Grounds areas are surveyed regarding combustible vegetation abatements. Inspections are recorded and violations are forwarded to the official responsible for corrections. Areas needing corrections are reinspected after 30 days, and additional attention may be required to correct the violations.

CA Title 19 Public Safety Code, CA Fire Code, CA Building Code