19 CRR-NY 500.2NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 19. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CHAPTER XII. OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 500. CAMPUS FIRE SAFETY
19 CRR-NY 500.2
19 CRR-NY 500.2
500.2 Inspections and reports.
(a) The authorities in charge of any public or independent college or university shall permit the interior and exterior of all buildings under their jurisdiction to be inspected at least annually, when in use, for compliance with the UFPBC, other applicable fire safety standards and Education Law, section 807.
(b) Either OFPC or a county, city, town or village to which OFPC has delegated inspection authority under this Part (the "inspecting authority"), shall conduct the inspections. College and university authorities shall provide the inspector with access to all building areas. An employee with knowledge of the physical characteristics of the buildings shall accompany the inspector during each inspection.
(c) Inspections shall consist of the following activities: exterior examination of the buildings in question; interior examination of all areas of the buildings in question; review of any recently completed or planned building alterations, additions, renovations or other building construction and all records related thereto; audit of all inspection, testing and maintenance records of building systems as required by the UFPBC; review of all records pertaining to fire evacuation drills, fire safety training activities and emergency plans; and review of reports of any fire activity within the building since the last inspection.
(d) All inspections shall be recorded in a format prescribed by OFPC.
(e) OFPC or a local government to which inspection authority has been delegated shall produce a report for each building inspected.
(f) The buildings in which a violation exists may be re-inspected to verify abatement has been accomplished.
(g) The inspecting authority may inspect any college or university building upon report of a real or suspected fire danger made by students, staff, parents, a member of the public, local governments or the college or university authorities, or when in the opinion of the inspecting agency, unsafe or noncompliant conditions may exist as a result of activities within a building. The inspection shall be limited to the building in which the suspected danger was reported.
19 CRR-NY 500.2
Current through July 15, 2019
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