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Fire and Life Safety

Mission Statement

The office of The University Fire Marshal is dedicated to Cornell and the surrounding communities by striving to deliver quality and professional services to assure a safer environment for the University community, visitors and public through compliance with The Fire Code of New York State, Life Safety Codes and University Policies.  The University Fire Marshal works with the Campus Community and Stakeholders by providing education and helpful tips for Fire Code Compliance and individual Safe Work Practices. This provides an additional layer to ensure that campus facilities are as safe as possible. Click here for fire safety tips.

Hot Work and Welding Safety

EHS also offers hands on education with fire extinguishers.

How to Report an Emergency