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Publikācija: Technological Disasters

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Technological Disasters
Field of research 5. Social sciences
Sub-field of research 5.2 Economics and Business
Authors Vladimirs Jemeļjanovs
Jeļena Malahova
Igors Rusinovs
Keywords technological disasters, risk, fire, fire risk, killed in fires, injured in fires
Abstract Accidents or disasters can be the result of natural or man-made disasters. Technological disasters, civil commotion, terror acts and armed conflicts are regarded as man-made disasters. [1] In their turn, technogenic disasters include fires, transport accidents, accidents in manufacturing facilities, explosions, chemical substance leaks, etc. One of the most serious problems is connected with fires. Density of population in populated areas and welfare growing, fire risks also grow, including the risk of being injured or killed during fire. Threat to human life and health, possible damage to property and environment caused by fire are considered to be fire risk.
Reference Jemeļjanovs, V., Malahova, J., Rusinovs, I. Technological Disasters. Safety of Technogenic Environment. Vol.3, 2012, pp.19-25. ISSN 2255-6923. e-ISSN 2255-8702.
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