10.10 Open Flame

Board of Trustee Approval: August 6, 2007
Revised: June 8, 2009

Pursuant N.C. Fire Prevention Code 502.5.1 and the jurisdiction of the Southern Pines Fire/Rescue authority, the high probability of injury in the event of a fire emergency, and concerns for safety on campus, the College has instituted the Open Flame Policy.

Other than instructional purposes, the use of open flame devices (candles, incense sticks, potpourri burners heated with candles, etc.) shall be prohibited on the campus of Sandhills Community College.

Approved and inspected open flame devices used to meet course requirements for classes, such as chemistry, biology, etc., shall be allowed in the science laboratories with appropriate supervision from faculty responsible for these classrooms.