NIST report: Human frailty a contributing factor in home fire deaths

By nfpa@jiveon.com A new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) emphasizes the likelihood of either dying or getting injured in home fires based on certain age groups. The study “Identifying vulnerable populations to

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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