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Emergency Vehicle Operations

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The authors of this text, some of the best known in the industry on this topic, have written this book to provide guidelines, tools, and standards for safe and professional emergency vehicle operations. This valuable information, gathered from years of experience, references the NFPA 1002-98 code and can be put to use throughout the emergency responder’s career.

About the Author

Dr. Jeffrey Lindsey is the Fire Chief for Estero Fire Rescue. Additionally, he serves as the education coordinator for 24-7 EMS, and an adjunct instructor for St Petersburg EMS program. He is an experienced leader, educator, lecturer, author, and consultant in emergency services. Dr. Lindsey earned his doctorate and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from USF. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in paramedic from Harrisburg Area Community College. Dr. Lindsey has over twenty-eight years of diverse experience in the emergency services industry. He serves as an Advisory Council member for the National EMS Advisory Council and the State of Florida EMS, representative to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education EMS degree committee, and as a Vice-Chairman for the Florida Fire Chief Association EMS Section.

 

Richard Patrick is the Division Chief of Health, Safety & Training for Estero Fire Rescue in Estero, Florida.  He is the past Director of EMS Programs and Emergency Service Initiatives for VFIS, a division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, York, PA, and remains as a consultant to the education, training and consulting division. Rick is a nationally known leader, educator, lecturer, author, speaker and consultant in emergency services.  He is a former Chief of EMS in the City of Lebanon, PA.  Rick is a certified Paramedic/Firefighter and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Safety with a concentration in Emergency Services, and a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He is also a small business entrepreneur, involved in local politics, and an alumnus of the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce-Leadership Lebanon Valley program.

Table of Contents

 

  Introduction

            Emergency Vehicle Operations

            Overview Case Review Leadership and Management

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Management Culture

            Leadership

Choosing the Right People

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Attitude v. Aptitude

Motivation

            Physical Fitness Rules, Regulations, and Law

            Objectives

            Case Study

            National Rules and Regulations

            International Perspective and Applicable Guidelines

            Laws Policy

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Policy

            Procedures

            Guidelines

            Enforcement

            Evaluation

Emergency Vehicles

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Emergency Medical, Fire, Specialty Apparatus

            Physical and Dynamic Forces 

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            Objectives

            Case Study

            More than Just Driving

            Seatbelts

            Technology

                        Preemption Systems

                        The Black Box

                        GPS and GIS

Communications

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Mobile and Portable Radios

            Hand Signals

Maintenance

            Objectives

            Case Study

            Preventive Maintenance

            Vehicle Characteristics Roadway Operations

            Objectives      

            Case study

            Vehicle Placement

            Personnel Awareness Special Operations

            Objectives

                        Off-Road

                                    Objectives

                                    Case Study

                        Roll-Over

                                    Objectives

                                    Case Study

                        Personal Vehicle Use

                                    Objectives

                                    Case Study

Inclement Weather

                                    Objectives

                                    Case Study

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131181557
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffery
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Jeffrey T. Lindsey Ph.D
Author:
Lindsey
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffrey T., Ph.D
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffery T
Author:
Patrick, Richard
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffrey T.
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Ambulance driving.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Brady Fire
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.8 x 8 x 0.8 in 608 gr

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