Title Behavioral mitigation of cooking fires through strategies based on statistical analysis [electronic resource] : final project report for EME-2005-CA-0343 / Marty Ahrens [and others].
Publication [Emmitsburg, Md.] : Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, U.S. Fire Administration, [2007]
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System Req Available via Internet via USFA web site. Address as of 1/29/09: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/cooking/fa-312.pdf ; current access available via PURL.
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Note Title from title page (last viewed Jan. 29, 2009).
"FA-312/August 2007"--Cover page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 70) and index.
File Type PDF format.
Summary Cooking fires are the most common type of fire experienced by U.S. households and the leading cause of home fire injuries. The report reflects the results of research conducted by the U.S. Fire Administration and the National Fire Protection Association the types of behaviors and sequences of events that lead to cooking fires and develops recommendations for behavioral mitigation strategies that will reduce such fires and their resultant injuries and fatalities. Appendix C includes grilling safety messages from the American Burn Association's 2002 Burn Awareness Week.
Subject Dwellings -- Fires and fire prevention -- United States -- Statistics.
Cooking -- Equipment and supplies -- Fires and fire prevention.
Cooking -- Safety measures.
Burns and scalds -- Prevention.
Safety education.
Addl. Author Ahrens, Marty.
United States Fire Administration.
National Fire Protection Association.
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Alt Title Behavioral mitigation of cooking fires

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