Optimizing Emergency Awakening to Audible Smoke Alarms: an update
Bruck, Dorothy and Ball, Michelle (2007) Optimizing Emergency Awakening to Audible Smoke Alarms: an update. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 49 (4). pp. 585-601. ISSN 0018-7208
This review examines research on what types of emergency signal will be the best to awaken most individuals and what can be improved. Four key areas are reviewed: (a) the characteristics of four signals; (b) how human characteristics alter arousal to different signals; (c) research comparing the effectiveness of different alarms in different sleeping populations; and (d) acoustical, methodological and theoretical implications.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID14453, ResPubID13302. fire prevention, smoke alarm signals, human characteristics|
|Subjects:||RFCD Classification > 290000 Engineering and Technology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
RFCD Classification > 370000 Studies in Human Society
|Depositing User:||Hoa Dinh|
|Date Deposited:||08 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||23 May 2013 16:39|
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|Citations in Scopus:||5 - View on Scopus|
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