Fire Prevention

Campus Event Management

Definition

For campus assembly (gathering together of more than 50 persons) events such as athletic events, concerts, commencement ceremonies, theatrical performances, the Fire Prevention Division is responsible for occupant safety by ensuring set-up complies and event operates within state assembly requirements.

Mission

To ensure the safety of event patrons during campus events.

Implementation

Fire Division staff sets occupant loads, issues permits, approves event set-up, maintains exiting and aisles, assures accessible fire protection equipment, attends and monitors large events and provides general safety consultation as required by state codes and campus policies. Develops emergency procedures - staff assignments, floor plan location of fire equipment, emergency evacuation assembly point, etc.

CA Title 19 Public Safety, CA Fire Code, CA Title 8