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Fire Officer : Principles and Practice

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781449601621

ISBN10:
1449601626
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/31/2010
Publisher(s):
Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Second Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the Fire Officer I and II levels. Fire officers need to know how to make the transition from fire fighter to leader. Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is designed to help fire fighters make a smooth transition to the fire officer. The text is the core of the teaching and learning system with features that will reinforce and expand on the essential information and make information retrieval a snap. Covering the entire scope of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition, the text combines current content with dynamic features and interactive technology to better support instructors and help prepare future fire officers for any situation that may arise. The Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire officer safety. Some of the guiding principles added to the new edition include coverage of: Everybody Goes Home and the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting Program, including over a dozen company officer near-miss case studies IAFC/IAFF Firefighter Safety and Deployment Study Latest fire fighter death and injury issues as reported by the NFPAreg; National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, IAFC, and IAFF, including results of a thirty-year retrospective study Changes in fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices National Institute of Standards and Technology research results on wind-driven fires, thermal imaging cameras, and fire dynamics as related to fire fighter survival Latest develops on crew resource management The Second Edition also covers the latest developments in: Building a personal development plan through education, training, self-development and experience, including a description of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) program Introduction of organizational change into your department The impact of blogs, video sharing, and social networks How to budget for a grant Changes in the National Response Framework and National Incident Management System


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