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Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e

 

James C. Robertson

 

The prevention of unwanted fire has long been considered the responsibility of the modern-day fire department; however, other agencies and organizations play a vital part in educating the public about fire prevention. From the responsibilities of the fire department to the role of the private and public sectors, this best-selling text present a broad-based look at fire prevention including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. The seventh edition has been updated to include the refinement of coverage of performance based codes, code change recommendations as a result of the tragic events of 9/11, fire safety research with continuing application, and a case study of a very successful fire safety program, all while meeting the FESHE curriculum learning objectives, with all new color photographs, and new key terms and objectives for each chapter.

 

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  • Cross-walked to FESHE learning objectives
  • All-new color photographs throughout
  • Key Terms and Chapter Objectives
  • Refinement of coverage of performance based codes
  • Code change recommendations as a result of the tragic events of 9/11
  • Fire safety research with continuing application
  • A case study outlining one jurisdiction’s very effective fire safety program

 

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Edwards, Fire Service Personnel Management, 2nd ed. (0-13-117766-4)

Smith, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground (0-13-061451-3)

 

           

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Introduction to Fire Prevention 7/e offers a range of information on fire prevention history, education, organization, practices, and research. The model curriculum of the Fire Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) group served as a basis for this important text.by James C. Robertson, principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild, provides information on arson suppression, fire safety education, along with updated information on code enforcement. With a focus on both the public and organizational responsibilities for fire safety and prevention, this book serves as an introductory tool for all firefighters who seek both the fundamentals and latest information on fire prevention practices and procedures. 

About the Author

James C. Robertson, MIFireE, received an A.S. in Fire Protection at Oklahoma State University and a B.S. with specialization in Fire Administration from the University of Southern California. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, retiring as Commander. He served as both a career and volunteer firefighter for 15 years. Robertson was an instructor for the University of Maryland’s Fire Service program, as Assistant Fire Chief in Gainesville FL and represented the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the Southern and Midwest states. Robertson served as Maryland’s State Fire Marshal for eighteen years.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: History and Philosophy of Fire Prevention

Chapter 2: Status of Education, Engineering and Enforcement in the United States

Chapter 3: Public Fire and Life Safety Education Programs

Chapter 4: Enforcing Fire Safety Compliance

Chapter 5: Fire Safety Inspection Procedures

Chapter 6: Preparing Fire Service Personnel for Fire Prevention Duties

Chapter 7: Organization and Administration of Municipal Fire Prevention Units

Chapter 8: Instilling Positive Fire Reaction

Chapter 9: Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector

Chapter 10: Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public Sector

Chapter 11: Fire Prevention Through Arson Suppression

Chapter 12: International Practices in Fire Prevention

Chapter 13: Fire Prevention Research

Chapter 14: Proving Fire Prevention Works

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135041949
Author:
Robertson, James C.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Pearson
Author:
Pearson Education, James D
Author:
Pearson, -
Author:
Pearson Education
Author:
Pearson, Teacher Education
Author:
Pearson Education, -.
Subject:
Fire prevention
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Copyright:
Series:
Fire Prevention
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
10 x 8.1 x 0.6 in 721 gr

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