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Document ID (ISN)39171
CIS number 83-29
ISSN - Serial title 0242-6277 - SÚcuritÚ - sciences et techniques
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cluzel D., Sarrat P.
Title Fire Safety - Evacuation of persons
Original title SÚcuritÚ incendie - Evacuation des personnes [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1982, No.13, 20-29. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract Recapitulation of factors to be analysed when preparing for the evacuation of personnel under the best possible conditions. The aspects include: total evacuation time which comprises the time required for fire detection, information transmission (decision, alert, alarm), reception of the alarm signal, preparation of the evacuation and for the evacuation itself; means of reducing the length of above phases (type of fire detector, central display panel, alarm transmitters, emergency lighting, direction arrows, notice boards, etc.); evacuation organisation (evacuation delayed, difficult or impossible; organised partial evacuation, spontaneous partial or total evacuation, organised total evacuation; appointment and training of guides, personnel training); means of evacuation (lifts, stairways, ladders, etc.).
Descriptors (primary) fire services; escape and exit; escape organization; fire service organization
Descriptors (secondary) fire exit drills; fire detection; fire alarms; safety lighting
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
First aid and emergency organization