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A Research on the Fire Safety for the Elderly Care Facilities in Japan

  • Kang, Shin-Wook ;
  • Ohnishi, Kazuyoshi
  • Received : 2012.05.02
  • Accepted : 2012.06.05
  • Published : 2012.09.30

Abstract

In Japan, there are over the 100's fires in the social welfare organs every years. People are interested in fire protection who live in an institution for the aged or weak person's places and worried about it. I surveyed the social welfare organs were safety from fire to firewarden who worked at an institution for the aged in Tokyo. In the paper, I asked how do you think about the fire safety problems and condition of the facilities. And base on firewarden's view, I reviewed(examined) the fire prevention measures, each facility's problems and how to improve the fire protection.

Keywords

Fire Safety;Elderly Care Facilities;Special Nursing Home

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