Improving Fire Safety by Understanding the Fire Performance of Engineered Floor Systems and Providing the Fire Service with Information for Tactical Decision Making

Report Date: March 2012

The objective of this study by the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Safety Research Institute was to improve firefighter safety by increasing the level of knowledge on the response of residential flooring systems to fire. The results of the research are intended to provide knowledge and tactical considerations to allow for better firefighter training and education to assist firefighters with risk analysis and decision making.

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  • UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute

    UL’s Firefighter Safety Research Institute is dedicated to increasing firefighter knowledge to reduce injuries and deaths in the fire service and in the communities they serve. With a team of experts and access to UL’s leading infrastructure, equipment and vast knowledge and insights, FSRI conducts and disseminates cutting-edge research and training programs that focus on the changing dynamics of residential, commercial and industrial fires, and the impact they have on fire service tactics and strategies.

Kerber, Steve, Daniel Madrzykowski, James Dalton, Bob Backstrom. Improving Fire Safety by Understanding the Fire Performance of Engineered Floor Systems and Providing the Fire Service with Information for Tactical Decision Making. Northbrook, IL: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc, 2012. Print.

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