Emergency Evacuation Plans available here
How do I log a fire system fault or request?
- Phone: 336 52222
- Fax: 336 51900
- Online service request: ARCHIBUS Service FM
How do I contact the Fire Safety Officer?Senior Fire Safety Officer: David Peebles
- Ph: 334 69723
- Fax: 336 51900
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mobile: 0423 782 292
These are the types of fire services provided at UQ:
- fire safety risk management for UQ sites and ensuring statutory compliance
- maintaining the Warden Database and University Fire Safety Management Plan (FSMP)
- provide fire safety training and technical advice to staff
- ensure that all provisions of the FSMP are undertaken within the set timeframes
- ensure legislative requirements in relation to fire safety and evacuation exercises are completed with the set time frames
- supervise UQ Fire Services contracts
- investigate and report all fire incidents on all UQ sites
- maintaining and upgrading fire safety services on campus
- fire detection systems
- fire audits and inspections
- extinguisher, hose reel and fire hydrants
- conducting fire safety and equipment training demonstrations
- drills for staff and student
Examples of typical fire faults/requests
- fire detector hanging off the wall
- fire detector is missing
- fire extinguisher is missing or damaged
- fire panel is making a noise
- fire extinguisher has missed a service (service tag out-of-date)
- The fire training is a module on Blackboard, which will require a UQ login.
- Click here for instructions to the fire safety training module [PDF]
The fire training module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
- At the end of the module, select "assessments" on the left hand menu. You will be tested on the information. If you pass, please ensure you enter your details correctly and follow the prompts until you receive the message that says "Thanks your results have been sent."
- Your results will be automatically registered in a database.
- If you do not achieve a pass result, you will need to repeat the assessment. There is no limit on the number of times you can attempt the assessment.
- Fire Extinguisher training - The course objective is to adequately train staff in first response for fires. It is relevant for wardens (chief, deputy and floor), safety coordinators, OH&S staff, all people working with flammable metals (staff & students), and P&F trade staff. If in doubt, please enquire.
- Warden training - The course objective is to train staff to become adequately trained first response wardens. It is relevant for new and existing wardens (every 2 years) and any potential wardens.
- Fire Safety Adviser training - This course is an accredited Fire Safety Adviser Training Program in compliance to QFRS guidelines. Relevant for Security staff, safety coordinators, OH&S staff and chief wardens upon request. Please note: the whole course must be completed to receive the Certificate.
1. Online Fire Safety Training
2. Additional Fire Safety Training (fire extinguisher, warden and fire safety advisers) for UQ staff and students
Additional training is given for Fire Safety Training for UQ staff and students:
- The fire fighting equipment is illustrated on the Emergency Evacuation Diagrams in all buildings. These show equipment, evacuation paths and assembly areas.
- Please ensure that you are conversant with the diagrams when occupying UQ buildings
- The Emergency Evacuation Plans and Diagrams are also available online - click here to access the database:
The University has the following processes for fie and emergencies. These procedure are monitored by the UQ Emergency Control Organisations.
- Fire Safety Management Policy [PPL]
- Fire Safety Management Plan (FSMP) Procedures [PPL]
- Fire Emergency Evacuation Procedures [PPL]
- Emergency Evacuation Plans (EEP) and Diagrams [database]
- Chemical Spills [OH&S Unit]
- Rural Fire Management Manual for UQ Gatton Campus [PDF - 876KB]
- Emergency Contacts at UQ [P&F]
The University has the following forms for:
Click here to download the UQ Emergency Procedure cards:
- A compulsory annual evacuation drill is conducted during normal operating times in each UQ building.
- This drill is a legislative requirement and must carried out to a compliant standard.
UQ Fire Safety Management Policies [UQ PPL]