Learn how to stay safe with fire safety resources

Wichita State University is committed to the safety of its campus community and provides fire safety resources to help Shockers stay safe on and off campus.

Learn more and find resources on how to stay safe on the Fire & Safety Office webpage, including information on:

  • Working with open flames, heat or sparks
  • Proper use of extension cords
  • Restrictions for potentially dangerous decorations
  • Proper use of fireworks and other pyrotechnics
  • WSU’s commitment to a tobacco free campus
  • How to use fire extinguishers in the case of an emergency
  • Filling out a permit to host a grilling activity
  • The prohibition on the use of portable space heaters
  • The potential fire hazards of battery powered mobility devices
  • General advice on fire safety off campus
  • Keeping corridors free of storage and equipment for emergency evacuations

For more information or questions, contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.