International Association of Fire Fighters [Need for Fire Resistant Furniture Testing]


Bakground paper on the need for fire resistant furniture testing, prepared by International Association of Fire Fighters. Discusses problem of flashover resulting from burning or smoldering furniture, as well as greater problems associated with ignited upholstered furniture. Reflects on the lack of regulation of fire safety of building contents and discusses the need for such to encourage developm... read more

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Community Health Program Records
Babrauskas, Vytenis (Center for Fire Research)
Schaitberger, Harold A. (Director, Government Affairs and Public Relations, IAFF)
International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
Center for Fire Research
National Bureau of Standards
National Fire Protection Association
Maryland Governor's Task Force on Death from Fires in Buildings
Maryland General Assembly
California Bureau of Home Furnishings
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Upholstered Furniture Action Committee (UFAC)
DuPont Plaza Hotel
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