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Facility Codes

Division of Environment Health & Safety

(Ehs)

The Division of Environmental Health and Safety is an university entity ensuring safety awareness and compliance. 

See EHS website >

fire

(Top Fire codes to be aware of:
 

There must be 36” of clutter free pathway (44” for rooms with a capacity over 50) from every room/storage area to the nearest exit.
 

No equipment may be stored in-front of or above of all electrical panels by 36”
 

Nothing may be stored above an 18” plane created by the fire suppression systems.

See NFPA fire safety codes >

chemical

Use, storage and disposal of chemicals must be in accordance with OSHA regulations.

See OSHA regulations >

All flammable liquids must be stored in a certified fire-proof cabinet or container.

All chemicals must be stored within the specifications outlined on the Material Data Sheets provided by the manufacturer.

Chemical disposal must be done through within EHS guidelines.

See EHS guidelines >