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A Partnership for Safety

Protective Services Fire Protection Programs

Protective Services is charged with developing and administering the Fire Prevention and Protection Program and serves as the liaison to external fire and life-safety agencies. An effective fire prevention and protection program is essential to protect the Laboratory and the surrounding community from injuries, death, property loss, and business interruption, and to ensure a safe workplace for employees, affiliates, subcontractors, and visitors. Protective Services provides a level of fire protection that meets DOE requirements and applicable federal, state, and local requirements consistent with the goals of the highly protected risk philosophy of the insurance industry.

  • Oversight of Fire Protection Program
  • Fire/Emergency Medical/HazMat/Rescue Response Contract with ACFD
  • Construction Plan Approvals and Change Orders
  • Building and System ITM Oversight, Acceptance and Testing
  • Fire Protection Assessments, Fire Hazard Analysis
  • Hot Work Permits and Inspections
  • Interpret, Apply, and Enforce Codes and Requirements
  • Pre-Incident Planning and Training
  • Fire Extinguisher Inspection and Service
  • Flammable/Combustible Chemicals and Gases –  Use, Storage and Waste Analysis
  • Vegetation Management

“We have a strong partnership with the Alameda County Fire Department, and we are leveraging that to maximize our efficiency across all emergency response situations.”