Towards A Systemic Approach To Fire Safety

A. Beard
1986 IAFSS - The International Association for Fire Safety Science : proceedings  
In order to understand fully the nature of fire safety, which encompasses social values and engineering hardware, it is necessary to consider it as a part of a 'dynamic whole'. Fire may be regarded as a failure of a system. A methodology which may be of help in attempting to approach fire safety from this point of view is suggested.
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