Emergency Response and Evacuation

Evacuating students and the general public from campus spaces can be a significant challenge. This is especially true for events that may compromise, or make unavailable, a portion of the code-compliant egress routes from the facility. 

Predictive computer modeling can provide a useful tool for predicting evacuation times during events and can help to identify architectural features or event usage features that can lengthen evacuation times, cause congestion conditions, or otherwise adversely impact evacuation. This webinar will look at evacuation during a number of different types of emergency conditions.

What we will cover:

  • Ensuring rapid evacuation on campus
  • Optimizing security hardware
  • Modeling and interpreting occupant flow through entrances/exits
  • Developing fire safety plans and mass notification systems

Duration: 1 hour

Michael FerreiraFeatured Speaker
Michael Ferreira, PE, vice president with JENSEN HUGHES, is a registered fire protection engineer, holds a Master of Science Degree in fire protection engineering and is a co-author of the ASHRAE / SFPE Smoke Control Handbook.

Webcast Access
All registrants will have access to the on-demand version of this webcast which will be available until October 24, 2017.

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