The Use of fire statistics in guiding research and code development

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ConferenceINTERFLAM 2007, 11th International Conference on Fire Science and Engineering: 03 September 2007, London, UK
Pages11391147; # of pages: 9
Subjectfire statistics, fire losses, fire deaths, codes, fire research; Fire
AbstractResearchers and codes authorities need to have detailed, quality fire statistics. This paper examines how different countries collect data, how the quality of the data varies, fire trends in several countries, the importance of complete and quality of statistics, uses for fire statistics, and how changing demographics will affect the collection of fire statistics.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49243
NPARC number20377504
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