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UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
DECORATIONS POLICY

 

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If you have any questions, please call the University Fire Marshal at 257-6326.

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Dec. 5, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Decorations add to any festivity but can create severe fire and life safety hazard if used improperly.

The following has been established to help ensure the safety of the University community:

Combustible materials shall not be used for decorations.

All decorations must bear the Underwriter label as being flame retardant.

Tree lights shall bear the Underwriter Laboratory label for the intended use.

Decorations shall be arranged in a manner not to obstruct exits, emergency lighting, exit signs or corridors.

Do not use open flame such as candles. Smoking is not permitted around decorations.

If a fire strikes, evacuate the building and then call 911.

All decorations in campus buildings must be removed prior to holiday vacations.

Exterior decorations shall not be attached to a house, other than lights.

If you have any questions, please call the University Fire Marshal at 257-6326.


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