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UCL fire safety reminder: Christmas and festive decorations

23 November 2017

As Christmas draws near and thoughts turn to festive decorations, UCL staff are reminded that the introduction of Christmas trees and decorations need to be safely managed within UCL buildings.

Portico statue  

Careful consideration is required in the location and type of Christmas trees, decorations and lights in order to ensure the safety of occupants from the risk of fire. 

Further information and guidance from the UCL fire safety team can be found here: www.ucl.ac.uk/fire/documents/UCLFire_TN_120.pdf

Simon Cooke MIFireE, UCL Fire Safety Manager, Safety Services, UCL Estates