Risk Management Services

A Unit of the Business Affairs Division

Fire Safety

University Fire Marshal

The Office of the Arizona State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is the fire and building safety authority for all of the state's universities. Per agreement with the OSFM, the University Fire Marshal is the Authority having Jurisdiction over the University of Arizona for fire and building safety.  More....

In Case of Fire

If you discover fire, smoke, or hear the fire alarm, leave the building immediately via the stairs. DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS. More...

Americans with Disabilities Act

The University of Arizona is sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities. New buildings and renovations to existing buildings are designed to comply with the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act. Fire alarm systems on campus are designed to be accessible. More...

Fire Inspector's Corner

The UA Fire Inspector is charged with inspecting all UA Buildings on campus and many that are off campus. More....

Candles, Open Flames, Pyrotechnics and Other Heat Sources

Use of candles, open flames, and any other form of burning are prohibited in all university buildings and on university grounds. More...

Space Heaters

The University of Arizona recognizes that individuals have different levels of comfort associated with temperature and heat. The use of electric space heaters as a temporary measure is permitted in limited applications. More...

Fire Protection Systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Almost every building on the campus of the University of Arizona has a fire alarm system. More...

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Almost every building on the campus of the University of Arizona has a fire sprinkler system.  More...

Portable Fire Extinguishers

When should you attempt to fight a fire with a portable fire extinguisher?  More...