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Since the 1st edition of the Essentials of Fire Fighting was published, more than 2 million firefighters have been trained by this manual.  Brady has joined forces with IFSTA to publish an expanded version that includes fire department operations such as first aid and hazardous materials. The 5th edition of Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations is correlated to the 2008 edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Levels I and II, and is widely accpeted as the standard of knowledge and skills measurement for all firefighters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synopsis:

The Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations manual is intended to provide the firefighter candidate with the information needed to meet the fire-related performance objectives in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.  The methods shown throughout the manual have been validated by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) as accepted methods for accomplishing each task. 

Synopsis:

Market-leading text for Fire Fighter I and Firefighter II training.  Completely updated to meet NFPA 1001 objectives, the new 5e has been redesigned offering both students and instructors the most comprehensive package available. 

About the Author

The entire Essentials of Fire Fighting manual is written by a single professional writer with more than four decades of fire service training experience.   This ensures consistency of information throughout. 

 

The entire manual is validated by a committee of subject matter experts, representing all levels of the fire service in North America.  This ensures only truly recognized best practices are presented.

Table of Contents

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

 

Chapter 1 Firefighter Orientation

Chapter 2 Firefighter Safety and Health

Chapter 3 Fire Behavior

Chapter 4 Building Construction

Chapter 5 Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter 6 Portable Fire Extinguishers

Chapter 7 Ropes and Knots

Chapter 8 Rescue and Extrication

Chapter 9 Forcible Entry

Chapter 10 Ground Ladders

Chapter 11 Ventilation

Chapter 12 Water Supply

Chapter 13 Fire Hose

Chapter 14 Fire Streams

Chapter 15 Fire Control

Chapter 16 Fire Detection, Alarm, and Suppression Systems

Chapter 17 Loss Control

Chapter 18 Protecting Fire Scene Evidence

Chapter 19 Fire Department Communications

Chapter 20 Fire Prevention and Public Education

Chapter 21 Basic Prehospital Emergency Medical Care for Firefighters

Chapter 22 Introduction to Hazardous Materials

Chapter 23 Operations at Haz Mat Incidents

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135151112
Author:
Goodson, Carl
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Editor:
Murnane, Lynne
Author:
Pearson Education
Author:
Ifsta
Author:
Pearson
Author:
International Fire Service Training Asso
Author:
Pearson, Charles
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Pearson Education, --
Subject:
Fire extinction
Subject:
Fire departments
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyFireKit Series
Publication Date:
December 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1440
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.4 x 1.9 in 2712 gr

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"Synopsis" by , The Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations manual is intended to provide the firefighter candidate with the information needed to meet the fire-related performance objectives in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.  The methods shown throughout the manual have been validated by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) as accepted methods for accomplishing each task. 
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Market-leading text for Fire Fighter I and Firefighter II training.  Completely updated to meet NFPA 1001 objectives, the new 5e has been redesigned offering both students and instructors the most comprehensive package available. 

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