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2015 Smoke Alarm Summit

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Vision 20/20 and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has released a report of a smoke alarm summit held to look at issues facing the widespread implementation of smoke alarms, both today and in the future. Fifty-nine representatives from the fire service, academia, government, non-profit and private sector convened for the one-day summit to develop consensus recommendations to help guide future actions focusing on evidence-based policy and practices, priority research gaps to be addressed and steps needed to encourage wider installation of smoke alarms.

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2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Report

Evidence Informing Action: Consensus Priorities to Increase the Use of Smoke Alarms in U.S. Homes


2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Transcribed Notes

2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Notes 07.01.15


2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Videos of Presentations

Part 1 of 5
  • Module 1: Welcome, overview and introductions
    • Jim Crawford, V2020
    • Andrea Gielen, Johns Hopkins
    • Bobby Halton, Fire Engineering
  • Module 2: Smoke alarms and Fires: What does the Data Say?
    • Marty Ahrens, NFPA

Part 2 of 5
  • Module 3: Smoke Alarm Installation and Maintenance: What Role does Human Behavior Play?
    • Phil Schaenman, TriData Division, Systems Planning Corporation
    • Zach Boileau, Salter>Mitchell
    • Elise Omaki, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Part 3 of 5
  • Module 4: Smoke Alarm Installation and Maintenance: What Role does Technology Play?
  • Panelists
    • Laurence J. Dallaire
    • Tom Cleary
    • Amanda Kimball, NFPA
    • Richard Roberts, Honeywell
    • Lawrence McKenna, US Fire Administration

Part 4 of 5
  • Module 5: Where do we go from here?
    • Shannon Frattaroli, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Part 5 of 5
  • Findings and Concluding Remarks
    • Bobby Halton, Fire Engineering
    • Andrea Gielen, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
    • Jim Crawford, Vision 20/20


2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Overviews and Supporting Information


2015 Smoke Alarm Summit Presentations