Canadian Fire Statistics Tool Technical Document

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-867
Physical description21 p.
AbstractThe analysis of fire statistics can provide a great deal of information that can be used to understand a fire problem, factors affecting life safety and reveal general trends and patterns. Therefore, the Fire Research Program (FR) at the Institute for Research in Construction took the initiative to gather Canadian fire incidents data. This data was consolidated into two databases from which the data can be easily accessed and updated as new data becomes available. In addition, FR has developed a tool that provides a user interface to the databases, allowing the user to easily view and update the data. The tool is also capable of generating various charts and tables, which enables the user to quickly create informative reports on the data when needed. This report describes the design and the functionality of the Canadian Fire Statistics tool.The development of the Canadian Fire Statistics tool has used Microsoft Access 2000 to create the databases and Microsoft Visual Basic 6 to create the user interface that interacts with the databases.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-17708
NPARC number20378355
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Record identifier4072981a-20a2-4688-83a6-564179f9d157
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2017-06-14
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