Updated: February 2, 2010
Any combustible materials must be kept 3 feet away from the front. Also items must be kept away from the back and sides of a space heater. Never place anything on top or touching a space heater.Office space heaters must:
The preferred choice for an office space heater is a ceramic type unit which is available in the Fermilab Stockroom (Stock # 2800–1000). Oil filled or other types of office heaters need to have local ES&H Department approval.
The Electrical safety Subcommittee and the Sr. Fire Protection Engineer recommend that Pro–Card purchase of space heaters be reviewed by local ES&H Departments.