In order to address the false alarm
problem, communities must price response correctly.
The verified alarm approach has proven successful in reducing the number of false alarms
, Layhew insisted.
A key question was whether increasing the number of false alarms
would decrease the willingness of experiment participants to take precautionary actions.
Despite the huge number of fire detection options currently available, devising a system for the pharmaceutical sector that will give the necessary speed of response without creating maintenance problems or generating an unacceptable level of false alarms
is far from easy.
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new initiative which will aim to reduce the amount of time wasted on false alarms
at business and commercial premises and public buildings.
Custom Alarm was runner-up for the prize, reducing false alarms
A fire service spokesman said: 'The alarms were activated but by the time we got to gate of the plant we were told by the on-site firefighters that it was a false alarm
Some states charge $100 after the fourth false alarm
and other states fine the homeowner in incremental stages with each occurrence.
A fire service spokesman said: 'The call turned out to be false alarm
with good intent.
The Salt Lake City Police Department struggled with the false alarm
issue for 20 years.
By the tenth false alarm
, the animals stopped assuming the kind of vigilant behavior associated with genuine threats.
To reduce the potential for false alarms
, detectors that can continuously monitor the background radiation level and adjust their alarm threshold level are the most effective because they can be set at the lowest possible detection limit while still maintaining a low false alarm
Students have been warned that each false alarm
will mean a pounds 25 fine and continuous offenders face expulsion.
2) Unless communities take action to bring the number of false alarms
under control, police officers soon may find themselves devoting much of their time responding to false alarm
calls, or in effect, working for private security companies.
Even the most conservative estimate place the false alarm
figure at 80 percent.