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Firefighter's Handbook : Firefighting and Emergency Response

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3rd
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9781418073206

ISBN10:
1418073202
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/24/2008
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

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 & 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.

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 & Disaster Response
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