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Brandskydd i behovsprövade särskilda boenden - En studie av det organisatoriska brandskyddet

Åman, Erik LU (2017) In LUTVDG/TVBB VBRM01 20162
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
This thesis aims to evaluate the fire safety in special accommodations in Sweden. A survey was carried out along with interviews involving the regular staff of the special accommodations. It was found that special accommodations for the elderly suffering from dementia have the lowest share of personnel during the night that can help with evacuation in relation to individuals in need of physical help during some part of the evacuation. It was also found that the participants of the survey and interviews judged their own capabilities and knowledge regarding fire safety as slightly above 80 % on a scale between very unsure and very sure. The final conclusion drawn was that some accommodations do not want, or cannot, prohibit the use of... (More)
This thesis aims to evaluate the fire safety in special accommodations in Sweden. A survey was carried out along with interviews involving the regular staff of the special accommodations. It was found that special accommodations for the elderly suffering from dementia have the lowest share of personnel during the night that can help with evacuation in relation to individuals in need of physical help during some part of the evacuation. It was also found that the participants of the survey and interviews judged their own capabilities and knowledge regarding fire safety as slightly above 80 % on a scale between very unsure and very sure. The final conclusion drawn was that some accommodations do not want, or cannot, prohibit the use of lighters despite them being the source of the most deaths caused by fire. There are alternatives that can reduce the risks such as mobile sprinklers and fire-retardant textiles. (Less)
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author
Åman, Erik LU
supervisor
organization
course
VBRM01 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
evacuation, fire safety, special accommodations, utrymning, organisatoriskt brandskydd, Behovsprövat särskilt boende
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB
report number
5542
other publication id
LUTVDG/TVBB--5542--SE
language
Swedish
id
8918250
date added to LUP
2017-06-26 12:52:36
date last changed
2017-06-26 12:52:36
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  abstract     = {This thesis aims to evaluate the fire safety in special accommodations in Sweden. A survey was carried out along with interviews involving the regular staff of the special accommodations. It was found that special accommodations for the elderly suffering from dementia have the lowest share of personnel during the night that can help with evacuation in relation to individuals in need of physical help during some part of the evacuation. It was also found that the participants of the survey and interviews judged their own capabilities and knowledge regarding fire safety as slightly above 80 % on a scale between very unsure and very sure. The final conclusion drawn was that some accommodations do not want, or cannot, prohibit the use of lighters despite them being the source of the most deaths caused by fire. There are alternatives that can reduce the risks such as mobile sprinklers and fire-retardant textiles.},
  author       = {Åman, Erik},
  keyword      = {evacuation,fire safety,special accommodations,utrymning,organisatoriskt brandskydd,Behovsprövat särskilt boende},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB},
  title        = {Brandskydd i behovsprövade särskilda boenden - En studie av det organisatoriska brandskyddet},
  year         = {2017},
}