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Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Västralid äldreboende i Olofström

Ardin, Fabian LU ; Berglund, Gustaf LU ; Håkansson, Andreas LU and Thomasson, Martin LU (2015) VBR054 20151
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
This report is a fire safety evaluation of Västralid nursing home in Olofström. The object consist of three connected housing bodies, first built in the 1970’s. At first, the buildings were used as regular apartments, but they were converted into nursing apartments for elderly people in the 1990’s.

In the report, an analysis of fire scenarios are compared to egress scenarios to evaluate the personal safety in case of a fire.

The results are that today, egress takes substantially more time than the time it takes for the conditions to become critical. The conclusion is that the fire protection is poor in the perspective of personal safety. A specific risk observed in the buildings is substandard fire compartmentation, since the... (More)
This report is a fire safety evaluation of Västralid nursing home in Olofström. The object consist of three connected housing bodies, first built in the 1970’s. At first, the buildings were used as regular apartments, but they were converted into nursing apartments for elderly people in the 1990’s.

In the report, an analysis of fire scenarios are compared to egress scenarios to evaluate the personal safety in case of a fire.

The results are that today, egress takes substantially more time than the time it takes for the conditions to become critical. The conclusion is that the fire protection is poor in the perspective of personal safety. A specific risk observed in the buildings is substandard fire compartmentation, since the ventilation system and elevator shaft break through the fire compartments. The means of egress are limited because the escape routes in many cases are blocked and not adapted for the facility.

To achieve a satisfying personal fire safety a number of measures are proposed. It is important that all of the measures are undertaken as a whole, and not individually. If all of the measures are undertaken the fire safety is deemed satisfactory. (Less)
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Ardin, Fabian LU ; Berglund, Gustaf LU ; Håkansson, Andreas LU and Thomasson, Martin LU
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course
VBR054 20151
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type
L3 - Miscellaneous, Projetcs etc.
subject
keywords
Fire safety evaluation, nursing home, assisted egress, evacuation, fire, FDS, PFS, fire protection for ventilation systems, elevator shaft, stack effect, Brandteknisk riskvärdering, Västralid, Olofström, äldreboende, assisterad utrymning, brand, ventilationsbrandskydd, hisschakt, skorstenseffekt
report number
9483
language
Swedish
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5462312
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2015-06-05 11:05:41
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2015-06-05 11:05:41
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  abstract     = {This report is a fire safety evaluation of Västralid nursing home in Olofström. The object consist of three connected housing bodies, first built in the 1970’s. At first, the buildings were used as regular apartments, but they were converted into nursing apartments for elderly people in the 1990’s.

In the report, an analysis of fire scenarios are compared to egress scenarios to evaluate the personal safety in case of a fire.

The results are that today, egress takes substantially more time than the time it takes for the conditions to become critical. The conclusion is that the fire protection is poor in the perspective of personal safety. A specific risk observed in the buildings is substandard fire compartmentation, since the ventilation system and elevator shaft break through the fire compartments. The means of egress are limited because the escape routes in many cases are blocked and not adapted for the facility.

To achieve a satisfying personal fire safety a number of measures are proposed. It is important that all of the measures are undertaken as a whole, and not individually. If all of the measures are undertaken the fire safety is deemed satisfactory.},
  author       = {Ardin, Fabian and Berglund, Gustaf and Håkansson, Andreas and Thomasson, Martin},
  keyword      = {Fire safety evaluation,nursing home,assisted egress,evacuation,fire,FDS,PFS,fire protection for ventilation systems,elevator shaft,stack effect,Brandteknisk riskvärdering,Västralid,Olofström,äldreboende,assisterad utrymning,brand,ventilationsbrandskydd,hisschakt,skorstenseffekt},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Västralid äldreboende i Olofström},
  year         = {2015},
}