essentials of fire fighting and fire department operations 6th edition

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Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations

Author : IFSTA
ISBN : 0133140806
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This version includes all 21 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and adds three chapters written and validated to meet the emergency medical and hazardous materials requirements of NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition. Chapter 22 specifically addresses the Firefighter I and Firefighter II knowledge and skills requirements for the emergency medical care competencies identified in NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition Chapter 4. Chapters 23 and 24 meet the First Responder Awareness and Operations Levels for Responders according to NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2012 Edition and OSHA 1910.120. The chapters also provide validated content to meet Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control, of NFPA® 472. The hazardous materials information is adapted from the IFSTA Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Edition.

Interrogation Of The Fire Service A Leadership Factor

Author : Akwasi M. Maru
ISBN : 9781387227969
Genre : Education
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What are some issues facing the fire service? What is causing firefighter deaths? What are some training challenges in the fire service? How can fire service leadership be improved? What is the future of fire service? Akwasi Maru interrogates the fire service through a series of questions. He then provides answers based on current research in the field. The fire service has many issues facing it today such as firefighters risk of cancer, yet the number one cause of firefighter’s death is not cancer. Fire departments from around the country are laying off firefighters and closing fire stations, but how do this affect response time and civilian deaths. Training divisions lack funds and staffing to train personnel effectively. Maru explains how the leadership of officers and chiefs could blind their decisions due to their personal beliefs such as sexism, racism, narcissism, the white shirt syndrome, and their inability to adapt to change. With all the current issues. What is the future of the Fire Service?

The Fire Chief S Handbook

Author : Robert C. Barr
ISBN : 9780878148301
Genre : Business & Economics
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Edited by Robert C. Barr and John M. Eversole, The Fire Chief's Handbook, 6th Edition, continues a 71-year tradition of publishing the definitive resource for advanced fire service training. This comprehensive guidebook is designed for fire fighters, company officers, and chief officers of all ranks and of all department types who want the latest information on the fundamentals of leadership in the fire service as well as managing the day-to-day operations of a fire department.

Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467292795
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations. In this book, you will learn topics such as Fire Behavior, Building Construction, Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment, and Portable Fire Extinguishers plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essentials Of Fire Fighting

Author : International Fire Service Training Association
ISBN : 087939000X
Genre : Fire departments
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Fundamentals Of Fire Fighter Skills

Author : International Association of Fire Chiefs
ISBN : 0763753424
Genre : Education
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With the release of the Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, the National Fire Protection Association®, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs have joined forces to raise the bar for the fire service once again.Safety Is Fundamentals!The Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire fighter injury prevention, including a dedicated chapter on safety. Reducing fire fighter injuries and deaths requires the dedicated efforts of every fire fighter, of every fire department, and of the entire fire community working together. It is with this goal in mind that we have integrated the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives developed by the National Fallen Fire Fighter Foundation into Chapter 2, Fire Fighter Safety. In most of the chapters, actual National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System cases are discussed to drive home important points about safety and the lessons learned from those real-life incidents. It is our profound hope that this textbook will contribute to the goal of reducing line-of-duty deaths by 25 percent in the next 5 years.Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition thoroughly supports instructors and prepares students for the job. This one-volume text meets and exceeds the Fire Fighter I and II professional qualifications levels as outlined in the 2008 edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. It also covers all of the Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) listed in the 2008 edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, at the awareness and operations levels, including Section 6.2, Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment and Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control.Click here to view a sample chapter from Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition.

Fight Club

Author : Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN : 9783894808358
Genre : Fiction
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Sie sind jung, sie sind stark – und sie sind gelangweilt: Normale, berufstätige Männer und Familienväter auf der Suche nach einem Mittel gegen die Leere in ihrem Leben. Sie treffen sich auf Parkplätzen und in Kellern von Bars, um mit nackten Fäusten gegeneinander zu kämpfen. Der Anführer dieser „Fight Clubs“ ist Tyler Durden, und er ist besessen von dem Plan, furchtbare Rache an einer Welt zu nehmen, in der es keine menschliche Wärme mehr gibt ...

Aircraft Fire Protection And Rescue Procedures

Author : International Fire Service Training Association
ISBN : UOM:39015004523554
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Water Supplies For Fire Protection

Author : International Fire Service Training Association
ISBN : 0879390298
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Safety And Survival On The Fireground

Author : Vincent Dunn
ISBN : 0912212233
Genre : Reference
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Learn from one of the leading authorities on how to identify hazards and avoid them. Dunn discusses the 15 most common hazards faced by firefighters, including cellar fires, collapse, peaked roofs, wildfires, interior operations, ladder operations, forcible entry, and others. Contents: Death and injury statistics Collapse rescue dangers Responding and returning dangers Searching for the fire location Advancing the initial attack hose line Operating above a fire Peaked roof operations Cellar fire dangers Propone gas Wildfire dangers Aerial ladder climbing Forcible entry dangers Master stream operation Outside venting danger Dangers of fire escapes Overhauling dangers Risk analysis Interior fire Exterior fire Safe firefighting procedures Firefighters' death and injury.

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