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Introduction to Fire Prevention with MyFireKit,9780135041949

Introduction to Fire Prevention with MyFireKit

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7th
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9780135041949

ISBN10:
0135041945
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/24/2009
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Introduction to Fire Prevention 7/eoffers a range of information on fire prevention history, education, organization, practices, and research.#xA0;The model curriculum of the Fire Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) group served as a basis for this important text.by James C. Robertson, principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild, provides information on arson suppression, fire safety education, along with updated information on code enforcement. With a focus on both the public and organizational responsibilities for fire safety and prevention, this book serves as an introductory tool for all firefighters who seek both the fundamentals and latest information on fire prevention practices and procedures.#xA0;

Author Biography

James C. Robertson, MIFireE, received an A.S. in Fire Protection at Oklahoma State University and a B.S. with specialization in Fire Administration from the University of Southern California. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, retiring as Commander. He served as both a career and volunteer firefighter for 15 years. Robertson was an instructor for the University of Maryland’s Fire Service program, as Assistant Fire Chief in Gainesville FL and represented the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the Southern and Midwest states. Robertson served as Maryland’s State Fire Marshal for eighteen years.

Table of Contents

History and Philosophy of Fire Prevention
Status of Education, Engineering and Enforcement in the United States
Public Fire and Life Safety Education Programs
Enforcing Fire Safety Compliance
Fire Safety Inspection Procedures
Preparing Fire Service Personnel for Fire Prevention Duties
Organization and Administration of Municipal Fire Prevention Units
Instilling Positive Fire Reaction
Fie Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector
Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public Sector
Fire Prevention Through Arson Suppression
International Practices in Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention Research
Proving Fire Prevention Works
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