WIT Press


Numerical Assessment For Fire Safety In School Buildings

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EHR030141

Volume

7

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

1406.77 kb

Author(s)

M. F. Mohd Idris

Abstract

Numerical assessment for fire safety in school buildings M.F. Mohd Idris School oj IIuzaing Buildirzg clnd Pluwzitzg Dizivcrsi/i S(1in.r iMuluysia, 11800 Minden, Perzmg. Abstract There is a need for professionals to advice regarding fire safety requirements for buildings in order to solve the problems of fire safety and firc risk. Decisions made by individuals are norn~ally bias and not accepted globally. This paper introduces the steps taken by the researcher in dealing with Fire Safety focusing particularly on the usagc of Delphi technique in making decision by a group of professionals. This technique introduces a numerical approach (point scheme) in assessing policy and ol~jectivcs set by an organization. The danger caused by firc is one of thc risks within the Educational Establishment under the supervision of the Ministry of Education is taken as the case study. In dealing with fire safety policy at school, an approach was taken to propose the Delphi Technique in assessing the achievabili

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