Safety Feature / Safety Hazard

September 22, 2014
WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra details the checkered history of fire escapes in "Safety Feature / Safety Hazard," published in the National Fire Protection Association Journal.

In 1913, the National Fire Protection Association's new Committee on Safety to Life was formed to create tougher regulations for external fire escapes following the devastating Triangle Waist Company fire. A hundred years later, we continue to improve on the traditional fire escape to minimize loss-of-life fires.

Read the full article to learn more.

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