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Talat utrymningsmeddelande - optimerad utformning utifrån fullskaleförsök

Holmström, Joachim and Sävmark, Erik (2013) In LUTVDG/TVBB VBR920 20122
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Risk Management and Safety Engineering (M.Sc.Eng.)
Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety
Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety
Abstract
This report is a master thesis at Lund University. The aim of the study was to investigate how the formation of a pre-recorded fire evacuation message impacts on the initial evacuation process. Four different messages were tested in 15 unannounced evacuation experiments in cinemas and lecture halls. The occupants in the evacuation experiments filled out a questionnaire about the evacuation and the messages. Based on the study it is recommended that a pre-recorded fire evacuation message is performed by a determined voice. It must be formulated so that the occupants in a distinct way are given enough information to make a fast decision to evacuate. It was also found that there were no big differences in interpretation of the messages... (More)
This report is a master thesis at Lund University. The aim of the study was to investigate how the formation of a pre-recorded fire evacuation message impacts on the initial evacuation process. Four different messages were tested in 15 unannounced evacuation experiments in cinemas and lecture halls. The occupants in the evacuation experiments filled out a questionnaire about the evacuation and the messages. Based on the study it is recommended that a pre-recorded fire evacuation message is performed by a determined voice. It must be formulated so that the occupants in a distinct way are given enough information to make a fast decision to evacuate. It was also found that there were no big differences in interpretation of the messages between different age groups or gender. Women do though generally show a somewhat higher degree of negative feelings, for example stress, in connection with the evacuation. It could also be seen that the evacuation continued even though the alarm stopped sounding during the evacuation process. This result is though only valid during the conditions that the occupants have begun the movement towards the exits. (Less)
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author
Holmström, Joachim and Sävmark, Erik
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Pre-recorded evacuation message - optimized design via unannounced evacuation experiments
course
VBR920 20122
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Voice alarm, Fire alarm, Informative warning, Evacuation, Human behavior, Risk perception, SPSS, Utrymningsmeddelande, Utrymningslarm, Utrymning, Människans beteende
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB
report number
5405
ISSN
1402-3504
language
Swedish
id
3683721
date added to LUP
2013-04-25 21:16:46
date last changed
2020-12-03 14:26:08
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  abstract     = {This report is a master thesis at Lund University. The aim of the study was to investigate how the formation of a pre-recorded fire evacuation message impacts on the initial evacuation process. Four different messages were tested in 15 unannounced evacuation experiments in cinemas and lecture halls. The occupants in the evacuation experiments filled out a questionnaire about the evacuation and the messages. Based on the study it is recommended that a pre-recorded fire evacuation message is performed by a determined voice. It must be formulated so that the occupants in a distinct way are given enough information to make a fast decision to evacuate. It was also found that there were no big differences in interpretation of the messages between different age groups or gender. Women do though generally show a somewhat higher degree of negative feelings, for example stress, in connection with the evacuation. It could also be seen that the evacuation continued even though the alarm stopped sounding during the evacuation process. This result is though only valid during the conditions that the occupants have begun the movement towards the exits.},
  author       = {Holmström, Joachim and Sävmark, Erik},
  issn         = {1402-3504},
  keyword      = {Voice alarm,Fire alarm,Informative warning,Evacuation,Human behavior,Risk perception,SPSS,Utrymningsmeddelande,Utrymningslarm,Utrymning,Människans beteende},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB},
  title        = {Talat utrymningsmeddelande - optimerad utformning utifrån fullskaleförsök},
  year         = {2013},
}