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Smoke Alarm Summit 2019

2019 National Smoke Alarm Summit Final Report (PDF 624 kb)

On April 17 – 18, 2019, The Vision 20/20 Project convened thirty participants representing stakeholder groups such as the fire service, academia, government, non-profit, and private sector organizations, for a two-day Smoke Alarm Summit at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This summit was organized as a follow-up to the original 2015 Smoke Alarm Summit conducted by The Vision 20/20 Project and the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. The goal of the 2019 Summit was to revisit the original summit recommendations, note the progress made since that time, and to provide recommendations for actions steps that would continue to lead the United States toward having more working smoke alarms in homes.

In addition to the final report, the following material was a part of this summit.


2019 Smoke Alarm Summit Report (Webinar Presentation) Jim Crawford, The Vision 20/20 Project Download PPT 1.9 mb
The National Picture on Smoke Alarms and Home Fires Marty Ahrens, NFPA Applied Research Download PPT 1.2 mb
NFPA 72 Overview Laurence J. Dallaire, Fire Marshal, Architect of the Capitol Download PPT 1.2 mb
National Smoke Alarm and CO Alarm Survey Arthur Lee, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Download PPT 1.8 mb
Update on Legislation Bruce Johnson, Underwriters Laboratory Download PPT 1.0 mb
Advances in Smoke Alarm Technology Richard Roberts, Honeywell/System Sensor Download PPT 1.2 mb
Recent Home Smoke Alarm and Related Research Amanda Kimball and Kathleen Almand, NFPA Research Foundation Download PPT 8.4 mb
Messaging – Not as Easy as it Looks Meri-K Appy, The Vision 20/20 Project Download PPT 47.6 mb
Smoke Alarm Installation Liability Report The Network for Public Health Law Download PDF 568 kb
Evidence Informing Action: Consensus Priorities to Increase the Use of Smoke Alarms in U.S. Homes Results of the 2015 Smoke Alarm Summit held at Johns Hopkins Download PDF 421 kb