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Project TypeIQP
Submission date2004-12-03
  • Patrick David Campagnola, CE
  • Michael A Hebner, MIS
  • Gregory Martin Kern, CS
  • URNE-project-120304-111835
    DivisionSafety Analysis and Liability
    CenterWashington, D.C.
    TitleCollege Housing Fire Safety
  • Petruccelli, Joseph D., MA
  • Demetry, James S., EE
  • Availability unrestricted


    This project was sponsored by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to address the issue of fire safety in college residences and to assist in the achievement of the CPSC's strategic goal of a 20% reduction in fire-related deaths over the period of 1998-2013. We researched and analyzed the causes of fires, fire education programs, and fire detection and suppression. From this, we developed recommendations for the CPSC to address the issue of college housing fire safety.


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