Curtains, Draperies, Hangings and other Decorative Materials:
(including fabrics, plastics, paper decorations, streamers, etc.)
Plant Materials which are freshly cut flowers in water, live, potted plants and fresh gourds or pumpkins are permitted.
The following are prohibited unless treated and tested to be flame resistant by an approved agency: other cut or dried plant materials including corn stalks, straw, hay, branches, leaves, trees, wreaths, etc.
Note: Fire treated combustible materials (Including plants) that meet the above requirements are limited to quantity to covering no more than 10% of the wall and ceiling area of the room. Curtains, drapes, and other pre-existing items in the room count towards this 10% maximum.
Decorations may not block, cover or be attached to any fire protection equipment including fire alarm pull stations, smoke detectors, sprinkler pipes, fire extinguishers, exit signs and fire alarm panels.
Windows and doors may not be covered with decorations.
Decorations may not be placed on stairway handrails.
Open Flame Devices & Candles:
The use of open flame devices or candles in buildings and tents is strictly prohibited.
Battery powered LED candles are the recommended alternative.
Refer to the EHS Open Flame & Candle Guidance for additional information.
Helium Filled Balloons:
Helium filled balloons may NOT be used in Bartels Hall, Bailey Hall, The Big Red Barn, Lynah Rink, or in any building atrium (including Sage Hall, Weill Hall).
For further information e-mail or call (607) 255-8200.