Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

Author: IFSTA

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780133140804

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1664

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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.
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The Fire Chief's Handbook

Author: Robert C. Barr,John Eversole

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 0878148302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1153

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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.
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Interrogation of the Fire Service: A Leadership Factor

Author: Akwasi M. Maru

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1387227963

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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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?
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The Repair of Vehicle Bodies, 6th ed

Author: Andrew Livesey,A Robinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135120498

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

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This book covers the principles and techniques that will help you develop the skills needed to carry out effective vehicle body repair and re-finishing. This edition has been updated to deal with changes in technology and best practice and meets the current Automotive Skills standards. It also covers the topics studied at NVQ levels 2 and 3 and contains handy revision notes making it an ideal text for students on the following courses: Automotive Skills Council Vehicle Body and Paint Operations requirements IMI Body Repair and Refinishing Technical Certificates (VRQs) National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) City & Guilds Vehicle Body Repair Competence courses NVQ and Progression Awards of both City & Guilds and the Institute of the Motor Industry at levels 2 and 3. Professionals and hobbyists will continue to find this an essential manual for the workshop when repairing the latest models or classic cars. Other books by Andrew Livesey: Basic Motorsport Engineering 9780750689090 Advanced Motorsport Engineering 9780750689083
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User's Manual for Nfpa 921

Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763744021

Category: Medical

Page: 428

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Your key to mastering the 2004 edition of NFPA 921 ! Need clarification on the latest guidance for interpreting inverted cone patterns? Want more information about new and revised provisions for using digital photos? Turn to this 2004 Edition of User's Manual for NFPA 921 for authoritative insights into the latest guidelines for every aspect of the investigation process. Fully updated to correlate with the 2004 NFPA 921: Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, The Manual is written by the International Association of Arson Investigators and published by NFPA. Many of the contributors are current or former members of the NFPA 921 Technical Committee as well as members of IAAI, So you know it's guidance you can trust. Gain the expert support you need and apply today's fire investigation best practices with User's Manual for NFPA 921.
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Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

Author: Frederick Merritt,Jonathan Ricketts

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071379851

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1600

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A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help architects, engineers, contractors, and others work better, faster, and smarter. Includes new design specifications; the latest developments in seismic and wind design criteria; new building systems and material; updated building codes throughout; NFPA requirements; and new wood material and codes.
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Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

Author: Frederick S. Merritt,Jonathan T. Ricketts

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071501798

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1600

View: 8916

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A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help architects, engineers, contractors, and others work better, faster, and smarter. Includes new design specifications; the latest developments in seismic and wind design criteria; new building systems and material; updated building codes throughout; NFPA requirements; and new wood material and codes.
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The Fire Chief's Handbook, 7th Edition

Author: Richard A. Marinucci

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos

ISBN: 1593702620

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 944

View: 846

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The Fire Chief’s Handbook, 7th Edition continues Fire Engineering’s 82-year tradition of publishing the definitive resource for advanced fire service training. The text has been completely updated to meet the changing environment and added responsibilities of the fire service. Returning authors have rewritten their chapter to address today’s leadership and administrative concerns, while new authors are also introduced to offer new perspectives. This comprehensive guidebook is designed for firefighters, company officers, and chief officers of all ranks and 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.
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