Understanding the effectiveness of notification technologies in assisting vulnerable populations

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/1042391508095094
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TypeArticle
Journal titleJournal of Fire Protection Engineering
Volume19
Issue1
Pages3149; # of pages: 19
Subjectevacuation plan, warning, signal, pre-movement time, office; Human behaviour
AbstractDifferent sections of the general population were examined to establish two criteria: whether they were particularly vulnerable to death in fire incidents; and whether these vulnerabilities could be reduced through developing and/or applying specific notification technologies. This study was conducted inorder to establish where there were omissions in our current understanding and where this coincided with technological solutions of particular interest
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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Peer reviewedYes
NRC number51227
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NPARC number20373848
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