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Discover the entire process of becoming a firefighter, beginning with an exploration of the requirements and career opportunities, as well as advice on how to succeed as a proactive member of the fire service. Thoroughly updated to the 2004 Edition of the NFPA fire codes and ordinances, Introduction to Fire Protection, 3E explores such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting and accomplishment, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, and more. Progressive information on fire protection in the community from both the planning and application standpoints offers readers a well-rounded view of the fire service's function in community risk reduction. Feauturing comprehensive coverage, this book provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service.

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Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed by successful firefighters. It includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It also covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments straight from the field.

Synopsis:

Discover the entire process of becoming a firefighter, from what one must know and do to the various jobs available in today?s fire service. Updated to the latest NFPA fire codes and ordinances, Introduction to Fire Protection, 3rd Edition explores such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting and accomplishment, life safety initiatives recent laws affecting firefighters, and more. Progressive information on fire protection in the community from both the planning and application standpoints offers readers a well-rounded view of the fire service?s function in community risk reduction and within local government. Topics include fire chemistry and physics, department resources, training and prevention, incident management, and firefighter safety.

About the Author

Robert Klinoff received his Bachelor?s Degree from California State University in Los Angeles, and is presently an Executive Fire Officer and Instructor for State Fire Marshal at the National Fire Academy and Bakersfield College. He currently serves as the deputy Chief at Kern County Fire Department.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Fire Technology Education and the Firefighter Selection Process Chapter 2. Fire Protection Career Opportunities Chapter 3. Public Fire Protection Chapter 4. Chemistry and Physics of Fire Chapter 5. Public and Private Support Organizations Chapter 6. Fire Department Resources Chapter 7. Fire Department Administration Chapter 8. Support Functions Chapter 9. Training Chapter 10. Fire Prevention Chapter 11. Codes and Ordinances Chapter 12. Fire Protection Systems and Equipment Chapter 13. Emergency Incident Management Chapter 14.Emergency Operations Appendix A. The U.S. Fire Protection Appendix B. Candidate Physical Ability Test Appendix C. Numerical Index - 2004 National Fire Codes Contents Appendix D. Alphabetical Index - 2004 National Fire Codes Index Appendix E. ICS Resource Typing and Strike Team Requirements Appendix F. Common Acronyms Appendix G. Metric Conversions Appendix H. Fire-Related Web Sites

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418001773
Author:
Klinoff, Robert
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Author:
Klinoff, Robert W.
Author:
Klinoff, Robert W.(Robert W. Klinoff)
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Introduction; Fire Protection
Subject:
Introduction
Subject:
Fire protection.
Subject:
FESHE
Subject:
Klinoff
Subject:
NIMS
Subject:
Fire safety
Subject:
NFPA
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.56x8.22x.98 in. 2.36 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed by successful firefighters. It includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It also covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments straight from the field.
"Synopsis" by , Discover the entire process of becoming a firefighter, from what one must know and do to the various jobs available in today?s fire service. Updated to the latest NFPA fire codes and ordinances, Introduction to Fire Protection, 3rd Edition explores such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting and accomplishment, life safety initiatives recent laws affecting firefighters, and more. Progressive information on fire protection in the community from both the planning and application standpoints offers readers a well-rounded view of the fire service?s function in community risk reduction and within local government. Topics include fire chemistry and physics, department resources, training and prevention, incident management, and firefighter safety.
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