Required reading for orientation and all students:
- Wellesley College Student Fire Safety Guidelines & Information
- Wellesley College Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report
- If you are invovled in a fire incident, report it here: Report a Fire Incident
Fire Safety & Emergency Evacuations for Residence Halls
Academic & Administration Buildings
- Wellesley College Emergency Evacuation Plan
- What staff and students should know about Building Evacuations
- OSHA Emergency Action Plan
- Notice about hallway storage during moves and renovations
- Bi-Weekly Inspection Forms for FIRE CHIEFS
- Holiday Fire Safety
- Campus and Dorm Fire Safety Information from NFPA
- Fire Extinguishers - OSHA's Extinguisher Basics
- Safe Use of Extension Cords: Dos and Don'ts
Fire Safety Videos
- Residence Hall Cooking Fire Safety (79 sec) credit: Michael H Minger Foundation
Two Ways Out - the importance of knowing a second way out of any building (78 sec) credit: Michael H Minger Foundation
Smoke Alarms and Fire Sprinklers in Residence Halls (48 sec) credit: Michael H. Minger Foundation
Dorm Room Fire Side by Side Comparison (3.22 min) Watch a fire consume a dorm room in real time and see how sprinklers give you time to escape in a side by side comparison. credit: Campus Firewatch and Kent State University
Office Setting Test Burn Video (7 min) credit: NIST and Livonia FD
Timed Total Room Burn and Flashover Phenomenon (5 min) credit: NIST and Livonia FD
Home Fire Sprinkler vs. No Fire Sprinkler - side-by-side comparison (90 sec) credit: Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
Close Your Door - the importance of keeping your bedroom door closed at night, or using a closed door as a barrier against fire spread (5 min) credit: Underwriters Laboratory UL
- Fire Safety Tips from the US Fire Safety Administration
- United State Fire Administration - Info for College Campuses
- The Center for Campus Fire Safety - Everyone Graduates!
- OSHA Information on Fire Safety
- Campus Fire Watch - an Electronic Newsletter providing key fire safety information specific to college & university campuses.
- National Safety Council - Family Fire Safety Tips
- The Michael H. Minger Foundation - provides a series of online videos a "Guide to Teaching Fire Safety to Students with Disabilities"
- The NFPA Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities was developed to address the needs, criteria, and minimum information necessary to integrate the proper components for the disabled community into a comprehensive evacuation planning strategy. This guide can be downloaded from the NFPA website.
Contact Fire Safety Officers at x3885, or email: