WSA progresses on Fire Safety improvements

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Over at the WSA blog, which is on the new WSA homepage, Student Affairs Committee member David Goldman ’12 has posted an update on the WSA’s negotiations with the administration regarding Fire Safety inspections.

The WSA takes seriously the many concerns students have brought to us about Fire Safety inspections. Following a series of meetings with Joyce Topshe, Associate Vice President for Facilities, and Fran Koerting, Director of Residential Life, we are excited to announce several improvements to general Fire Safety practices and new possibilities for reductions of fines. (…continued)

The post goes on to detail three particular measures that the WSA has developed in conjunction with Fire Safety and Residential Life: the institution of a brief waiting period before inspectors key in to locked rooms, clarifying and condensing the Fire Safety inspections schedule, and allowing students to work off fines over $100 rather than pay them.

Check out David’s post on the WSA blog to learn more about these improvements!