Fire is a frequently occurring disaster that may be caused by nature, human, and/or both. Fire leads to fatalities and also material loss. In addition, it may damage the environment, facilities and infrastructures, public facilities, and may also create disturbance in the society's life and livelihood. This study aims to evaluate the implementation of fire safety measures in shop houses/commercial houses in X city, assess the fire resistance nature of shop houses/commercial houses against fire, provide recommendations for fire safety facility improvement in shop houses/commercial houses, and to reveal the fire safety reliability score for the shop houses/commercial houses based on the compliance to the 12 safety parameters and additional requirements in NFPA 101A:Â Alternative Approaches to Life Safety and NFPA 101: Life Safety CodeÂ standards. The sample of this study consists of shop houses/commercial houses in the corridor of Jl. KH Soleh Iskandar that were selected using cluster sampling method based on the predetermined criteria. Data were then analyzed using a descriptive qualitative approach with the support of CFSES tool. The results suggested that the shop houses/commercial houses should comply with the safety aspects in the future by providing various alternative safety paths to prevent fatalities during fire as well as complying to other safety elements.
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||International Conference of Occupational Health and Safety (ICOHS 2017) - ID, Bali, Indonesia|
Duration: 1 Jan 2018 → …
|Conference||International Conference of Occupational Health and Safety (ICOHS 2017)|
|Period||1/01/18 → …|
- Fire safety, shop houses/commercial houses, NFPA 101 A, CFSES.