509 The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

The presentation will discuss the historical impact of this infamous fire, often called, the fire that changed America. Attendees will learn actions that took place as a result of this tragedy including: fire protection, worker safety laws, building code improvement, behavioral analysis, emergency management and the birth of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Instructor(s): Christopher R. Connor, Urban Engineers, New York, NY

Level: B