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Waking effectiveness of alarm (auditory, visual and tactile) for adults who are hard of hearing

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2007) Waking effectiveness of alarm (auditory, visual and tactile) for adults who are hard of hearing. Project Report. The Fire Protection Research Foundation, Australia.

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Abstract

The study's aim is to optimize performance requirements for alarm and signaling systems to meet the needs of high risk groups. Elements of the study included: a risk assessment to estimate the potential impact in lives saved of changes in notification effectiveness of smoke alarms for these groups.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: emergency alarms, signaling systems, risk assessment, high risk groups
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 Social Sciences and Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
RFCD Classification > 370000 Studies in Human Society
Depositing User: Tracey Prelec
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:39
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/682
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