Fire Safety at Drew.
The university has also placed carbon monoxide detectors in student residence buildings. Detectors have been placed in lounges and other common areas and in student rooms that are close to heating sources where the gas might be present.
Members of the local Madison Fire Department inspect all Drew residence halls, and administrative and academic buildings each year, with residence halls the first priority. On campus, fire officials are accompanied during their inspections by officers of Drew’s Department of Public Safety, and members of Residence Life and Facilities Operations as appropriate. The inspections are part of Drew’s continuing effort to insure the safety of all members of the university community.
The following information is distributed to students each year and published in Daniel’s Dictionary, the student guide to University rules and regulations. To protect the safety and welfare of students, the following items are prohibited in all residence halls. The items listed are specifically related to fire safety and not represented to be inclusive of all items prohibited in residence halls:
When a fire alarm is sounded in a residence hall, Resident Directors, Resident Assistants, and Officers of the Department of Public Safety will go door-to-door alerting students and checking that all students have left the building. If smoke or fire is present, this duty will be the responsibility of the local Fire Department.
If a students suspects a fire, or if the alarm sounds: