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Fine tariff guidance 2018-19: Health and safety offences

Fine amount Description
£50 Fire alarm: Late evacuation following a fire alarm activation
£100 Fire alarm: Failure to evacuate following a fire alarm activation
£75 Fire exits: Deliberately propping a fire door open
£150 Fire exits: Blocking an exit route
£150 plus cost to repair or consider further referral Fire exits: Deliberate damage to a fire door
£75 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Damaging or removing safety signs
£75 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Tampering with a fire blanket
£100 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Tampering with a fire extinguisher
£150 plus charge to replace and clean area affected Misuse of fire equipment: Discharging a fire extinguisher
£150 or consider further referral Malicious fire sensor activation
£150 or consider further referral Malicious manual call point activation
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Fire sensors or sounders: Deliberately covering
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Fire sensors or sounders: Deliberate damage or removal
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Unauthorised fire or naked flames: Such as the use of candles (wicks must be clean and not previously lit), joss sticks, incense burners, live coals, etc
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Unauthorised use or storage of other hazardous equipment/items (including domestic appliances) such as electrical kitchen equipment not provided by the University used in study bedrooms, personal heating appliances, personal fridges (if not approved by the University), fireworks, nitrous oxide canisters, etc


These fine tariffs are reviewed annually.