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Regulations

I. Fire and General Safety

I. Fire and General Safety

Prohibited behaviors include:

  1. Starting a fire or creating a fire hazard on University property without University authorization. Precautionary steps should be taken by residential students while cooking including turning on vents (where applicable), opening windows, and closely monitoring cooking food
  2. Unauthorized possession of or use of fireworks and explosive materials, the ignition or detonation of anything which could cause damage to persons or property or disruption by fire, smoke, explosion, noxious odors, stain, corrosion
  3. Causing a false fire alarm or emergency report of any kind
  4. Tampering with, damaging, disabling or misusing fire safety equipment including but not limited to fire extinguishers, fire sprinklers, fire hoses, fire alarms and fire doors
  5. Failing to immediately evacuate any non-residential University building when a fire alarm or other emergency notification has been sounded or hindering or impairing the orderly evacuation
  6. Disobeying a directive or command by any University or emergency official in connection with a fire, alarm, or other safety, security, or emergency matter
  7. Misuse of emergency call boxes
  8. Violation of UM Smoking Policy 01:135 found at  Administrative Policies – Section 1