Ensures a fire-safe environment for all Ball State University students, faculty, staff, and guests through various inspection, education, and fire safety resources.  Objectives include: 

  • Compliance with state and local fire safety codes and standards, 
  • Review of plans for new and existing construction, and 
  • Fire extinguisher and building fire suppression systems performance inspections. 

Additionally, training is provided to University staff in

  • Fire extinguisher use 
  • First aid 
  • CPR 

Consultations or evaluations are provided regarding general fire and life safety, emergency action plans, storage and occupancy loads, kitchen fire safety, special events, fire drills, and seasonal/general decorations.

University employee safety is further addressed through programs covering confined space, hot work, fall protection, lock out/tagout, scaffolding, and other elements necessary for OSHA compliance, as well as the implementation of other university life safety initiatives.

Additional program information and related forms are provided below.

Programs:

Confined Space Program

Control of Hazardous Energy Program

High Voltage Medium Voltage Safety Management Procedures

Fall Protection Program

Hot Work Procedure

Ladder Safety Program

Forms:

Tunnel Entry Permit

Confined Space Entry Permit

Hot Work in Progress Form

Electrical Work Permit

Electrical Job Briefing Form