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Recommended Information Set and Interface Design for use by First Responders During Building Incidents

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Author(s)

William D. Davis, Walter W. Jones, David Holmberg, K A. Reed

Abstract

This paper identifies building and building related information that would be useful to first responders (fire, police, EMS) and discusses examples of how the information might be displayed based on a first responder workshop held at NIST in May 2004. The information would come from many sources including active building systems, dispatch, municipal data bases, decision support systems and the incident commander. Information requirements for two fundamentally different time periods to response (enroute and on-scene) are identified.
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NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) -

Keywords

emergency plans, emergency responders, fire alarm systems, fire panels, fire safety, information dissemination, response, response planning

Citation

Davis, W. , Jones, W. , Holmberg, D. and Reed, K. (2017), Recommended Information Set and Interface Design for use by First Responders During Building Incidents, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed December 2, 2023)
Created February 19, 2017