Fire loss statistics and regulatory framework

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Proceedings titleProceedings, Institute for Research in Construction
ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 1987: Designing for Fire Safety: 1987-11, Canada
ISSN0835-653X
Volume14
Pages110; # of pages: 10
Subjectfire safety; engineering design; building codes; combustibility; flammability; fire compartments; forecasting; Fire
AbstractIn demonstrating how fire safety is addressed in Canada and how other means could be utilized, this paper discusses: current fire statistics in light of present fire safety measures and Code provisions,--the role of building regulations in achieving fire safety -- the roles of the National Building Code of Canada, the Institute for Research in Construction, provincial building codes and the standards writing and certification organizations -- a simplified fire safety systems approach, that provides an alternative means to achieving fire safety.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en francais: Sécurité incendie, donné es statistiques et réglements
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierIRC-PR-14
NRC numberNRCC 28277(1)
NRC-IRC-3547
NPARC number20328687
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-07-05
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