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A Comparative Study on the Evacuation Preparedness and Guidelines for Peoples with Disability
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A Comparative Study on the Evacuation Preparedness and Guidelines for Peoples with Disability
Lee, Jeong-Soo;
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 Abstract
This study focused on the emergency evacuation guidelines considering the behaviors of people with disabilities in Korea. For these purposes, this study reviewed the movement behaviors of people with disability and the treatment characteristics of emergency and hazards in United States. The results are as follows. First, it is necessary to suggest establishment requirements and building design guidelines considering the behaviors of inhabitants and the occupant load in social welfare facility for people with disabilities. Second, it is important to establish disaster preparedness and evacuation planning in emergency and hazards reflecting the movement behaviors of people with disabilities in national organizations and institutions on disability. Third, periodical emergency and fire drills are necessary for people with disabilities and should be managed considering the impaired prototypes, evacuation aids and service animals.
 Keywords
Behaviors;Disability;Evacuation;Guidelines;Occupant Load;Preparedness;
 Language
Korean
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