Human Behavior Study, Cook County Administration Building Fire, October 17, 2003 Chicago, IL

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction; Volume 181
Physical description92 p.
SubjectHuman behaviour
AbstractThis report documents the behaviour of evacuees from the October 17, 2003 fire in the 36-story Cook County Administration Building that resulted in several fatalities and injuries. The purpose of the study was to minimize the likelihood of recurrence of a similar event by studying occupants' behaviour during evacuation on the day of the fire, and assessing their training and fire safety experience prior to the fire and their knowledge of evacuation procedures.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number16622
NPARC number20377434
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-10-03
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