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Al-Homoud, M S, Abdou, A A and Khan, M M (2004) Safety design practices in residential buildings in Saudi Arabia. Building Research & Information, 32(06), 538–43.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: design checklist; fire safety; residential buildings; safety; Saudi Arabia
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk/link.asp?id=gec908ehyfujenmw
  • Abstract:
    A survey of current safety practices in the design of residential buildings in Saudi Arabia identified deficiencies in governance and design procedures. A systematic safety compliance checklist was developed to address these deficiencies incorporating existing local safety instructions and international safety codes and standards. Checklist use is intended to ensure compliance with minimal safety requirements in the design of residential buildings