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Waking effectiveness of alarms (auditory, visual and tactile) for the alcohol impaired

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian and Ball, Michelle (2007) Waking effectiveness of alarms (auditory, visual and tactile) for the alcohol impaired. Project Report. Fire Protection Research Foundation, Vicotoria, Australia.

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Abstract

The Fire Protection Research Foundation was awarded a Safety Grant by the US Fire Administration to study the effectiveness of alarms for emergency notification of high risk groups. This study aims to show that the ability of young aldults to awaken to auditory alarm is significantly reduced by alcohol impairment.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: smoke alarm signals; fire prevention; effect of alcohol; young aldults
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 380000 Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences
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
Depositing User: Tracey Prelec
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:39
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/683
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