[download id=”16″] (USFA, 1999, PDF 376 kb)

People who are deaf or have hearing impairments, those who are blind or have vision impairments, and those with mobility impairments may face unique challenges in an emergency. Their ability to detect a fire or escape its effects may be hindered by their impairments. As a result, people with these impairments are at a greater risk of death or injury due to fire.

[download id=”17″] (EFO paper, PDF 193 kb)

A National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer paper written looking at the issues concerning residents with mobility impairment in a fire district in Wyoming.

[download id=”18″] (NIST, 2005, PDF 4.3 mb)

A study conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the human behavior factors of the World Trade Disaster, including looking at people with disabilities.