NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Detector Effectiveness’
Définition : The effectiveness of the fire detection equipment in alerting occupants.
Purpose : Information on the effectiveness of automatic detection equipment is important for understanding whether fire detection equipment is accomplishing the task for which it is designed.
Entry : Check or mark the box best describing the effectiveness of the detector.
|Element Type||Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.|
DETECTOR EFFECTIVENESS CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Detector Effectiveness’ element
|Detector Alerted Occupants, Occupants Responded||1|
|Detector Alerted Occupants, Occupants Failed To Respond||2|
|There Were No Occupants||3|
|Detector Failed To Alert Occupants||4|
Relational Edit Rules for ‘Detector Effectiveness’
NFIRS defines relational edit rules to ensure data consistency and accuracy in its database. These are the rules for ‘Detector Effectiveness’.
|Relational Edit Rule 75||If the detector operated, did it alert occupants?.|