Evacuation and other fire safety measures in high-rise buildings

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TypeArticle
Journal titleASHRAE Transactions
ISSN0001-2505
Volume81
Issue1
Pages528534; # of pages: 7
Subjectfire safety; high rise buildings; exit drills; construction elevee; exercice d' evacuation
AbstractPreliminary findings of observations of 40 high-rise office building evacuation drills carried out in Canada have helped to clarify crowd movement characteristics and other factors affecting fire emergency procedures. They raise questions concerning current design and regulatory practices and suggest new standards for means of egress.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-RP-648
NRC number14808
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NPARC number20374177
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Record created2012-07-23
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