No Smoking Policy/ Fire Safety and Combustibles

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No Smoking Policy/ Fire Safety and Combustibles

 

No Smoking in Residence
As Brock is a smoke-free campus, smoking is not permitted in any residence, which includes entrances to residence buildings such as front stoops of Village and Quarry View units.  Smoking on campus is acceptable in designated areas only; please refer to the campus smoking policy (PDF)  and this map to locate these areas.   The closest designated smoking areas are outside of East Academico Building 3 and 573 Glenridge Ave. on the Southeast Sidewalk. 
 
Hookahs and similar smoking devices are not permitted in residence; any student wishing to possess or use a hookah for religious purposes must seek and receive prior written permission from the Summer Accommodation Coordinator.
 
Tampering with Fire Extinguisher and Detectors
Discharging fire equipment, interfering with the normal operation (eg covering, removing wires or batteries), tampering with or using any fire prevention or detection equipment for any purpose other than the control of fire is prohibited.  This includes but is not limited to: tampering with; fire extinguishers, automatic door closers (for bedrooms and common spaces), exit signs, fire hoses, smoke detectors, heat detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, microwave sensors as well as propping fire doors, and propping room doors in Vallee, Earp or Lowenberger while not in the room.  Attaching, covering or hanging items from any fire safety/detection equipment or the wiring leading to it is prohibited.   Students who fail to report a non-functioning life safety device may also be subject to disciplinary action depending on the nature of the infraction.
 

 

Who to Contact
These issues can be address to the Summer Accommodation Coordinator.
Jeannine D'Amico
Vallee 109 - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Extension 5303
 
Candles and Incense 
Candles, incense, or oil lamps are not permitted in any residence. This includes lighting/burning as well as possession. Any student required to light or burn candles/incense based on religious grounds must seek and receive prior written permission from the Summer Accommodation Coordinator.
 
Combustible Fuels (including Propane Tanks)
Using and/or storing propane tanks (either empty or full) indoors, or any appliance requiring combustible fuel (including fondue sets) is not permitted in any residence. Barbeques are only permitted in Quarry View and Village Residences and must be stored and used at least 10 meters from the building for fire safety purposes. Any barbeques found in disrepair or in close proximity to a unit will be removed at the unit's expense.