Fire Technology

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 90–102 | Cite as

A logic-tree approach to the St Crispin Hospital fire

  • Alan N. Beard


Fatality or injury due to fire is an aspect of the working of an entire system. That is, casualty due to fire represents a failure of a system and ultimately, this includes the social system within which we live. As part of such a consideration, many different techniques and models may be used, and one such technique is that of logic-tree analysis.


Social System Civil Engineer Entire System Hospital Fire 
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© National Fire Protection Association 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan N. Beard
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  1. 1.Department of Safety EngineeringUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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