Accession Number : ADA304154

Title :   Assessment of Current U.S. Department of Transportation Fire Safety Efforts.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Jun 78,

Corporate Author : URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hathaway, W. T. ; Litant, I.

PDF Url : ADA304154

Report Date : JUL 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 143

Abstract : This report presents the results of an assessment of current fire safety efforts related to transportation. Emphasis has been placed on Federal Government efforts, particularly those by the U.S Department of Transportation. In conducting this assessment, TSC has reviewed and incorporated into this report the pertinent information resulting form the following efforts: (1) A Search and Review of Public and Private Sector Programs, (2) Identification and Review of Existing Data Banks (Materials and Accident Statistics), (3) Identification and Review of Existing Regulations, Standards, Specifications, and Guidelines.

Descriptors :   *DATA BASES, *UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, *MASS TRANSPORTATION, *FIRE SAFETY, RAILROADS, INDUSTRIES, TOXIC HAZARDS, LAND TRANSPORTATION, RAIL TRANSPORTATION, SPECIFICATIONS, STATISTICS, SMOKE, STANDARDS, FIRE PROTECTION, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, MALFUNCTIONS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, FIRE SUPPRESSION, REGULATIONS, HIGHWAYS, FIRE DETECTORS, COAST GUARD OPERATIONS, TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTERS, FLAMMABILITY, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, ACCIDENTS, FIRE HAZARDS, NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, FIRE FIGHTING VEHICLES.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Government and Political Science
      Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE