Report released on Australia, New Zealand, Japan departments' best practices

08/13/2008
The TriData division of System Planning Corporation (SPC) issued the second in a series of three major reports on global concepts in residential fire safety.The report identifies best practices from Australia, New Zealand, and Japan helpful in preventing fires and reducing fire injuries. TriData conducted research for the study in partnership with the Atlanta, Georgia.-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Several of the nations studied have reduced their fire death rates 40-50 percent below that in the United States during the past decade. A goal of the study is for the U.S. to learn how to further reduce its fire death and injury rates using proven best practices ...

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