Risk Management Services

A Unit of the Business Affairs Division

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. (Exceptions: Authorized "hot work" by qualified maintenance, authorized theatrical productions, laboratories and authorized one-time events). Any exceptions granted must be approved by the University Fire Marshal or the RMS Fire Prevention Staff Member appointed for that task by the University Fire Marshal.

A Permit for Use of Open Flame/Pyrotechnics must be completely filled out and submitted to Risk Management Services for approval.

Use of any type of heat generating product or equipment must be utilized as recommended by the manufacturer.