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Document ID (ISN)75363
CIS number 00-1111
ISBN(s) 3-88383-500-5
Year 1998
Convention or series no. BGZ-Report 6/98
Title BGZ symposium "Emergency guiding systems"
Original title BGZ-Fachkolloqulum "Sicherheiteleitsysteme" [in German]
Bibliographic information Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften, Alte Heerstrasse 111, 53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany, Dec. 1998. 66p. Illus.
Abstract Emergency guiding systems consist of signs which mark escape routes. A symposium addressing emergency guiding systems focused on the following subjects: visibility of the signs marking escape routes in case lighting fails or smoke develops; methods of marking escape routes such as using signs along the walls or floors of corridors, illuminated or luminous signs; symbols used to mark escape routes; the recent fire at Dusseldorf Airport; new methods to mark escape routes such as the use of illuminated signs which continue to glow when electricity fails; involvement of the local fire brigade in the planning of escape routes. Summary in English, French and Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) escape organization; safety lighting; escape routes
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; luminous signs; conference; escape and exit; disasters; optical signalling
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
First aid and emergency organization