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Firefighting : Basic Skills and Techniques (98 Edition)by Mike Ertel
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Firefighting: Basic Skills and Techniques is a comprehensive text that reflects the diversity of the firefighter's activities and provides the background needed for effective functioning as a member of the fire team.” The text provides clear, easy-to-understand content, ranging from the physics of combustion to the specific procedures required in hazardous materials incidents.
Book News Annotation:
A text for use in postsecondary fire science programs and departmental training operations, with content matched to basic skills defined in the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1001. Relevant portions of Job Performance Requirements from the Standard are displayed at the beginning of each chapter. Other learning aids include chapter goals and summaries, review questions, and multiple choice quizes, plus checklists and b&w photos and diagrams. Coverage ranges from the physics of combustion to protective equipment, specific procedures, prevention, and hazardous materials. If there are female fire fighters, they are not pictured in this text.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Introduces students to the basic tools and skills needed by todays firefighter. The texts content is correlated with NFPA Standard 1001, Standard on Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.
Firefighting--Basic Skills and Techniques is a comprehensive text that reflects the diversity of the firefighter's activities and provides the background needed for effective functioning as a member of the "fire team." The text provides clear, easy-to-\understand content, ranging from the physics of combustion to the specific procedures required in hazardous materials incidents.
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