|Document ID (ISN)||69620|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Martínez García F.
||Big fires and explosions with casualties in the 20th century
||Grandes incendios y explosiones con víctimas en el siglo XX [in Spanish]|
||3rd Quarter 1996, No.63, p.45-51; 93-95 (English summary). Illus.
||This article presents a statistical analysis of major fire and explosion accidents in the 20th century. Though several difficulties obstructed data collection, samples were so representative as to permit several conclusions that help to improve safety against this type of accidents. The aspects analyzed were: distribution of the accidents by decade; activities affected; countries where the accidents occurred; major accidents in workplaces; physical state of the prevailing fuel. (Summary in English).
||fire hazards; major hazards; statistics; explosion hazards
||total loss control
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards