HS14 – Fire Drills

Records of fire drills in University facilities.

Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | Disposition | Authority | Retention RationaleVersion Information

Content & Scope

The Ontario Fire Code requires that fire drills be conducted regularly in University facilities.

The records include fire drill reports.

Responsible Unit

  • Safety Office
  • Early Childhood Education Centre

Information Steward

  • Vice-President, Administration & Finance.
  • Dean of the Faculty of Arts

Information Confidentiality Classification



2 years.


Secure Destruction.


Responsible Units should document the disposal/destruction of official records using the University records destruction form or equivalent documentation, to verify that we are following our records retention rules.


  • O. Reg. 213/07: Fire Code, s. 2.8.3.
  • Regulation 262: General, s. 27 (1) under the Day Nurseries Act.

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on the Fire Code which requires that records of fire drills be kept for 12 months after the fire drill ( O. Reg 213/07, s.

Approval Date

19 December 2011