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Laws and Codes

Environmental Safety

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Policy Statement

There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.

Reason for Policy 

The following information is intended to provide contacts for anyone seeking information on fire safety related laws, codes, and regulations.


There are numerous laws codes and regulations concerning fire and life safety. Please contact the UGA Office of Fire Safety if you have questions at 706-542-5801

Additional contacts

National Fire Protection Association (617-770-3000); International Code Council (888-422-7275); and the State Fire Marshal’s Office 404-656-2064



Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

Policy Owner: UGA Office of Fire Safety

Policy Contact: Russell Dukes

Phone Number: 706-542-5801

Date Issued: 06/08/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: