Safety Services


Staff and Students Fire Safety Guidance

A copy UCLs Management of Fire Safety Standard can be found at the following link:

UCLs Management of Fire Safety Standard pdf

Alarms 'Do Not Enter'Information on the safe and effective operation of audible and visual alarms at building boundaries
Assembly Points  A plan showing all the fire assembly points for buildings on the Bloomsbury Campus
CampingFire safety guidance when staying on campsites
Definitions and Terms General fire safety terms and definitions
Events and ExhibitionsInformation for anyone planning an event or exhibitionLINK
Festive DecorationsFire safety guidance for using and displaying festive and Christmas decorations
Furniture and FurnishingsFire safety standards for furniture and furnishings
FieldworkFire safety guidance for anyone undertaking fieldwork
Fire Action Notice (foreign language versions)French,Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Japanese
Fire Alarm Test ScheduleThe schedule of weekly fire alarm testing to assist departments when scheduling exams and events
Fire Doors  LINK
Fire Evacuation Drill Guidance on how to carry out a fire evacuation drill (User / Responsible Person Guide)
Fire Evacuation Marshal (FEM) Role responsibilities and training notes for SFEMs/FEMs
Fire ExtinguishersGuidance on types, selection and use of fire extinguishersLINK
Fire Safety Review - DepartmentalGuide to periodic departmental fire safety reviews and housekeeping checks
HeatersGuidance on suitable portable heaters recommended for departmental use
HotelsFire safety guidance when staying in hotels
Induction Checklist-StaffChecklist and record of topics covered during staff fire induction and familiarisation
Induction Checklist-StudentsChecklist and record of topics covered during students fire induction and familiarisation while staying in halls of residence
Induction Guide-FireGuide for staff undertaking departmental fire safety familiarisation
Inspection ChecklistList of items to be checked during a fire safety inspection
KitchensGeneral fire safety guidance on food and drink preparation in offices, designated kitchens and tea points
LockersSelection and siting of lockers
Management Duties - IoEGuide to fire safety management duties at the Institute of Education
Notice BoardsDepartment guidance on the displaying of posters and flyers in fire protected routes
Portable Appliance TestingGuidance on portable electrical appliance testing
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005Summary of requirements
Risk Assessment - FireGeneral information about fire risk assessment arrangements at UCL
Signs - FireUCL Standard for fire signage
Signs - Laboratory Guide on how to display laboratory hazard information in a standard format
Storage Cupboards - Flammable LiquidsGuide on how to select fire resisting storage cabinets for flammable liquids
Storage - General Guidance on storage in corridors, stairs and cupboards
Student AccommodationFire safety guidance for students staying in student accommodation
Student Accommodation (foreign language versions)Fire safety guidance for students staying in student accommodation 
Student - Fire SafetyBasic fire safety guidance for students studying at UCL
Training Basic Fire Safety training is available for all staff students and contractors, Fire Evacuation Marshal training for staff appointed to the role and Safe Use of Fire Extinguishers for specified staffLINK