Fire disciplinary guide

Below outlines behaviours in regards to fire which will not be tolerated and the escalation that will occur dependant on your actions.

Tampering with smoke or heat detectors (covering over, removing, tampering or interfering with) or malicious activation of fire alarm:

  1. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  2. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Cooking, hob or oven left unattended:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Fire doors – propping, latching or wedging open:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken) 
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Failure to evacuate in a timely manner in response to a fire alarm:

  1. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  2. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Smoking inside UWE Bristol accommodation including use of e-cigarettes:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Use of candles/incense in the accommodation:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Tampering with air vents in village en-suites:

  1. First warning
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Behaviour management and intervention processes:

Find out more about the behaviour management and intervention processes for UWE Bristol accommodation. 

Awareness Sessions*

Please be advised that Awareness Sessions are subject to availability at the time of booking. Students will only have one opportunity to attend an Awareness Session.

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