TITLE

SFPE Shows Fire Safety Misconception

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the survey conducted by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) regarding fire safety in the U.S. The survey which shows that Americans feel secured from fires at home rather in public buildings is not consistent with the statistics of the government. According to SFPE engineering program manager Chris Jelenewicz, they also found out that people have false sense of security at home.
ACCESSION #
31540600

 

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