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Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response

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Welcome to the world of firefighting! This comprehensive training manual provides you with need to know information critical for development of Firefighter I and II skills, as well as practical advice necessary for proficiency on the job. Meeting 100% of the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001, this new edition seeks to meet and exceed the requirements for firefighting training in order to lead candidates to success on the certification exam, as well as serve as a handy reference for refresher training. Thoroughly revised by a team of respected experts in the fire service, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response, Third Edition, touches on new practices, technology and initiatives that are a consideration for all firefighters. Current topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more! With a reader-friendly approach, this book is a valuable resource for all fire departments, academies and colleges conducting initial and refresher firefighter training.

Synopsis:

'This full-color second edition features up-to-date, vital information on today\'s fire service combined with current hazardous materials and terrorism coverage -in one all-inclusive volume! Firefighter\'s Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response 2E, highlights all the critical details that apply to the job of today\'s firefighter, from the basic requirements of Firefighter I and II, to hazardous materials awareness and operations, to incidents involving terrorism. The comprehensive format provides a welcome alternative to using numerous manuals to train students for the Firefighter I and II and Hazardous Operations levels. Clear and consistent content that is compliant with the 2002 edition of the NFPA 1001 Standard makes this a must-have training aid and resource for every firefighter.'

Table of Contents

NFPA 1001, NFPA 472, and JPR Correlation Guides. History, Tradition, and Development of the American Fire Service. Fire Dept Organization, Command, and Control. Communications and Alarms. Fire Behavior. Firefighter Safety. Personal Protective Clothing and Ensembles. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Portable Fire Extinguishers. Water Supply. Fire Hose and Appliances. Nozzles, Fire Streams, and Foam. Protective Systems. Building Construction. Ladders. Ropes and Knots. Rescue Procedures. Forcible Entry. Ventilation. Fire Suppression. Salvage, Overhaul, and Fire Cause Determination. Prevention, Public Education, and Pre-Incident Planning. EMS. Firefighter Survival. HazMat: Laws, Regulations, and Standards. HazMat: Recognition and Identification. HazMat: Information Resources. HazMat: Personal Protective Equipment. HazMat: Protective Actions. Product Control and Air Monitoring. Terrorism Awareness. Large Incident and Disaster Response.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418073206
Author:
Delmar
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Manufactured by:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Manufactured:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Author:
Delmar Cengage Learning, (Delmar Cengage Learning)
Author:
Delmar Publishers
Author:
Cengage Learning, Delmar
Author:
Cengage Learning, (Delmar, Cengage Learning) Delmar
Author:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Author:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Firefighter s Handbook; firefighting; emergency response; fire science; Firefighter I; Firefighter II; firefighter training
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Fire extinction
Subject:
Firefighter s;Handbook
Subject:
Fire fighting
Subject:
Emergency Response
Subject:
Firefighter I
Subject:
Firefighter II
Subject:
firefighter training
Subject:
Handbook
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1232
Dimensions:
10.78x8.47x1.86 in. 5.28 lbs.

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Product details 1232 pages Cengage Delmar Learning - English 9781418073206 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 'This full-color second edition features up-to-date, vital information on today\'s fire service combined with current hazardous materials and terrorism coverage -in one all-inclusive volume! Firefighter\'s Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response 2E, highlights all the critical details that apply to the job of today\'s firefighter, from the basic requirements of Firefighter I and II, to hazardous materials awareness and operations, to incidents involving terrorism. The comprehensive format provides a welcome alternative to using numerous manuals to train students for the Firefighter I and II and Hazardous Operations levels. Clear and consistent content that is compliant with the 2002 edition of the NFPA 1001 Standard makes this a must-have training aid and resource for every firefighter.'
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