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
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.
Confined Space Program
Control of Hazardous Energy Program
High Voltage Medium Voltage Safety Management Procedures
Fall Protection Program
Hot Work Procedure
Ladder Safety Program
Fire Protection System Impairment Procedures
Tunnel Entry Permit
Confined Space Entry Permit
Hot Work in Progress Form
Electrical Work Permit
Electrical Job Briefing Form
Control of Hazardous Energy Annual Certification
Hazardous Energy Control Worksheet