Fire Safety Unit


The Unit offers a number of services to employees and represents the University to outside organisations.

Oil fire being extinguished


The FSU provide a number of services to employees and represent the University to external organisations. Courses can be arranged to suit the needs of building occupiers including Fire Awareness, Fire Stewards and Extinguisher Training.

Training information

Fire signage

All of the Universities Fire Action Notices and escape route signage are provides by the FSU. If staff notice that any notices need replacing, this should be reported via EBIS.

EBIS Online

Fire Vests

Fire Vests for Fire Stewards can be provided by the Fire Safety Unit on request.

New Builds/Refurbishments

As the University Estates grows, new buildings or major refurbished buildings will require new fire equipment provision. The FSU undertakes surveys in these buildings and provides any fire fighting equipment required.

Fire Drills

The FSU organise the fire drill programme for University buildings on an annual basis.

Fire Risk Assessment

The FSU organise the fire risk inspections for all University Buildings.

Fire Safety Unit

  • Health and Safety Department
  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details



2nd Floor
Charles Stewart House
9-16 Chambers Street

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