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Disaster, Kings Cross: Beneath the Flames
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written by British Broadcasting Corporation; produced by Stephen Haggard, in Disaster (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
This documentary examines the 1987 King's Cross fire in London, which claimed the lives of 34 people. London Underground came under intense scrutiny for its lack of preparation and complacent attitude towards fires.
written by British Broadcasting Corporation; produced by Stephen Haggard, in Disaster (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
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An Engineer's View of Human Error
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written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
This book addresses some of the common human errors that lead to engineering disasters.
written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
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Investigation Into the King's Cross Underground Fire
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written by United Kingdom. Department for Transport (London, England: United Kingdom. Department for Transport, 1988, originally published 1988), 286 page(s)
This report summarizes the findings of a year-long investigation conducted by the Department of Transport (UK) into the 1988 King's Cross fire.
written by United Kingdom. Department for Transport (London, England: United Kingdom. Department for Transport, 1988, originally published 1988), 286 page(s)
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Project Report to Health & Safety Executive: Upward Flame Spread On Inclined Surfaces
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written by Yajue Wu and D.D. Drysdale (Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh, 1996, originally published 1996), 99 page(s)
This article from the examines the "trench effect" - the ability of a fire to spread up inclined surfaces. This phenomenon is believed to have led to the rapid spread of the 1987 King's Cross fire in London.
written by Yajue Wu and D.D. Drysdale (Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh, 1996, originally published 1996), 99 page(s)
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