How to initiate evacuation movement in public buildings

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TypeArticle
Journal titleFacilities
Volume17
Issue9/10
Pages331335; # of pages: 5
Subjectfire safety, communication, response, decision making; Human behaviour
AbstractResearch and experience show that occupants tend to ignore fire alarm signals and continue their activities in large public buildings. Alternative means to alert the public in the event of an emergency and to initiate evacuation movement are discussed. The use of a standardized Temporal
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number43055
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NPARC number20331275
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Record created2012-07-18
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