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system for fire safety evaluation of health care facilities

H. E. Nelson

system for fire safety evaluation of health care facilities

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Published by The Bureau, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health facilities -- Fires and fire prevention

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. E. Nelson and A. J. Shibe, Center for Fire Research, National Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Department of Commerce
    SeriesNBSIR ; 78-1555, NBSIR -- 78-1555
    ContributionsShibe, A. J., joint author, United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Center for Fire Research (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14848125M

      While many think of health care facilities as safe places—where you go to get well or for professional medical help—health care centers are not immune to one disastrous hazard: fires. In a study conducted on data taken from from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 6, fires in or on health care properties every year. Page 4 of Fire Protection In Mission Critical Facilities. ; The use of fire protection technology in “mission critical” facilities has long been a standard for most engineering.


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