TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-21
Health and Safety of Pupils

SECTION 16-21-5


§ 16-21-5 Uniform fire code or drill tactics – Reports.

(a) It shall be the duty of the department of elementary and secondary education or the office of higher education, as appropriate, to formulate a uniform fire code or drill tactics to be used in all schools in accordance with § 16-21-4 and to furnish a sufficient number of copies for use in all schools together with forms for reporting to the fire department of the city or town in which the schools are located and to the department or office. These forms shall be furnished by the department or office to all schools and shall be substantially as follows:

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Name of school . . . . . . . . . .

Principal or person in charge . . . . . . . . . .

day of time alarm a.m.

Date drill is held . . . . . . . . . . . . week . . . . . . . . . . . . sounded . . . . . . . . . . . . p.m.

Time taken to empty building . . . . . . . . . . minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . seconds

Total time elapsed before school

work is resumed . . . . . . . . . . . . minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . seconds

check

type of drill . . . . . . . . . one . . . . . . . . . . obstructed . . . . . . . . . unobstructed . . . . . . . . . .

Signal used . . . . . . . . . .

Number of fire alarm button or station used . . . . . . . . . .

Name of person sounding alarm . . . . . . . . . .

Weather conditions . . . . . . . . . .

Temperature . . . . . . . . . .

Remarks . . . . . . . . . .

(b) In the case of colleges, universities, and postsecondary institutions, these reports shall remain on the premises available for review by fire officials.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1909, ch. 68, § 11; P.L. 1912, ch. 797, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 71, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 180, § 11; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2752, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 16-21-5; P.L. 1959, ch. 132, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 215, § 1.)