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Americans Recognize Risk of Fire to Older Adults ,
Date:2/17/2010

s that fire protection engineers play an essential role in designing safe facilities that house the aging population. For example, fire protection engineers analyze how buildings are used, how fires start, how fires grow, and how fire and smoke affects people, buildings and property. Additionally, they use the latest technologies to:
 
  • Design systems that control fires, alert people to danger and provide means for escape;
  • Evaluate buildings to pinpoint the risks of fires and the means to prevent them;
  • Conduct fire safety research on consumer products and construction materials;
  • Investigate fires to discover how fire spreads, why protective measures failed, and how those measures could have been designed more effectively.

As part of National Engineers Week, February 14-20, SFPE is publishing a list of ways that fire protection engineers enhance the safety of public and private buildings and what American should look for in their loved ones living facilities at www.sfpe.org.
The Society seeks to increase the public’s awareness of how science and technology is used to protect people from fire.

“Whether they live in a small house or a large assisted living facility, it’s critically important to take the time to evaluate your loved ones fire risks and ensure the best technology is available to protect them from fire, “said Jelenewicz. “Their life may depend on it.”

The survey, commissioned by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers and conducted in Januar
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