Student Fire Safety Guidelines

Hot Work Permit Program

Fire Reporting Procedures


January 2012

The following CAPE procedure shall be followed when someone discovers a fire in a building, regardless of how large the fire is:

Fireplace Safety


January 2012

Fireplace equipment must include:

  1. Fire Place
    Fireplace screen
  2. Fireplace tools (heat resistant gloves, poker, shovel and tongs)
  3. Metal bucket or container with proper fitting cover for ash and ember removal

Valentine Dining Hall Fire Evacuation Plan


Emergency - Call Amherst College Police 

(413) 542-2111 

(Ambulance, Fire, Haz-Mat, Police)

 
January 2012

 

Emergency Action Plan

Department Specific Emergency Action Plans


March 2012

Emergency - Call Amherst College Police 

(413) 542-2111 

(Ambulance, Fire, Haz-Mat, Police)


Academic and Administrative Building Fire Evacuation Policy


Emergency - Call Amherst College Police 

(413) 542-2111 

(Ambulance, Fire, Haz-Mat, Police)

 

 
January 2012

 

Fire Detection and Suppression Impairment Policy


January 2012

Fire detection and suppression which includes, but is not limited to single station smoke detectors and monitored fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, fire hydrants and water supply lines, standpipes, fire department connections and post indicating valves, fire pumps, carbon dioxide, Grill Halon and Inergen suppression systems as well as fire extinguishers are all integral pieces of the Amherst College Life Safety Program.

Fire Alarm Detection Guide - Project Manager Version

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