university of essex

Fire Safety Information

The University has a range of Policies, Procedures and Guidance in place to ensure the Safety of Staff, Students and Visitors in the event of a fire. Details of these arrangements can be accessed using the links below:

Basic Fire Safety


Emergency Procedures

Fire and First Aid Emergency Information in Overseas Languages

Emergency information for fire alarms and first aid can be found in the following translations:

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu

and a pictogram description

Disabled Persons

Advice for Residents

Fire Safety Responsibilities


General Fire Safety Advice

Fire Safety in the outdoors - includes tips on barbeques and camping

To contact the University's Fire Safety Officers, email fire or telephone ext 4847