Fire Safety Education


FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION

Below you will find an array of information from safety videos to fire equipment usage instructions and more.

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS

PASS

The above link is a short clip on youtube that discusses how to use a fire extinguisher safely with the acronym PASS: Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep.

THE FIRE TRIANGLE

The above link is an educational video that explains the fire triangle. Understanding the fire triangle is the best way to know how to extinguish a fire given the present variables.

CHRISTMAS TREE FIRE

The above film clip demonstrates how fast a Christmas tree can ignite an entire room. Remember there are no live holiday decorations allowed in Columbia residence halls.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

The above film clip provides some examples of items prohibited in college residences in addition to information about what to do in the event of an emergency.

EVACUATION PROCEDURES

The link above provides a few simple steps to remember in the even that an alarm sounds.

SOCIAL VENUE FIRE SAFETY TIPS 

The above link provides fire safety information related to legally planning and hosting social events.   

MORE INFORMATION

If you are interested in fire safety training for staff, departments, or on-campus organizations please contact:

Email: firesafety@columbia.edu

Call: 212-854-1892