NFPA Releases Two Smoke-Alarm Studies

August 2007
Fire Chief;Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents the two research studies conducted by the National Fire Protection Association's Fire Protection Research Foundation. The first study, Working Effectiveness of Alarms for Adults Who Are Hard of Hearing, looked at auditory signals and alternative alarms that employ methods other than sound. The second study, Waking Effectiveness of Alarms for the Alcohol Impaired, examined how alcohol consumption influenced the effectiveness of auditory and alternative signaling devices.


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