FESA 377 - Fire-Related Human Behavior
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
An exploration of the dynamics of human behavior in fire incidents. The functions and implementation of prevention practices, program, codes, and ordinances are stressed. The concepts of risk, personal invulnerability, role, and group dynamics are examined in relation to design aspects of buildings and mitigation of the effects of fire on modern society. Discussion deals with proper ways of conducting post-fire interviews and emphasizes the psychological effects of communications during emergencies. Open to Fire and Emergency Servijces Administration majors only.
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