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6. Health and Safety

6.1 Fire

6.1.1 Students and their visitors must observe the Fire, Safety and Security Regulations at all times (as attached to the Accommodation Agreement and your allocated hall terms and conditions and updated from time to time.).

6.1.2 Students must not under any circumstances tamper with any fire detection, safety or fire fighting equipment (to tamper with fire fighting equipment is also a criminal offence). In the event of any concerns regarding such equipment, this should be reported to the Accommodation or Estates Office or the out of hours staff available.


6.1.3 Failure to observe such Fire, Safety and Security Regulations is regarded extremely seriously and will normally result in a fine being levied and/or the termination of the Accommodation Agreement and in action being taken under the General Regulation for Student Discipline.


6.1.4 Students may not bring additional furniture into College accommodation. Any found will be removed and may be reclaimed at the end of the Accommodation Agreement.

 

6.1.5 The use of inflammable substances, candles, joss sticks and ionisers is prohibited in College accommodation. Such items will be removed and may be reclaimed at the end of the period of the Accommodation Agreement.

6.2 Electrical and cookery equipment

6.2.1 All electrical equipment must be fitted with a suitable and fused plug and, where necessary, fitted with suppressors.


6.2.2 All equipment must be kept in a safe condition.


6.2.3 In no circumstances may a student add to or interfere with electrical circuits or installations of the premises and the shared facilities.


6.2.4. The use of portable heating equipment in the Accommodation and/or shared facilities is forbidden. Any found will be removed and may be reclaimed at the end of the Accommodation Agreement.


6.2.5 Cooking and catering must only be undertaken in the designated kitchen areas and in no circumstances may cooking equipment such as toasters, kettles, grills, hotplates or refrigerators be used in study bedrooms. Abuse of this regulation or other Regulations relating to the safety of residents in the accommodation will be regarded as serious and may result in the instigation of the formal disciplinary procedure as detailed in paragraph 10.


6.2.6 Students may be required to have their own electrical equipment checked by the College's engineers. Unsafe or unsatisfactory equipment may be removed for safekeeping by the College without notice in the interests of safety and may be reclaimed at the end of the Accommodation Agreement.


6.2.7 The use of deep fat fryers is not permitted within College accommodation. Any found will be removed and may be reclaimed at the end of the Accommodation Agreement.