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Introduction To Fire Protection 2E

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9780766849587

ISBN10:
0766849589
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Pub. Date:
8/28/2002
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CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

Discover the entire process of becoming a firefighter, beginning with an exploration of the requirements and career opportunities, as well as advice on how to succeed as a proactive member of the fire service. Thoroughly updated to the 2004 Edition of the NFPA fire codes and ordinances, Introduction to Fire Protection, 3E explores such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting and accomplishment, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, and more. Progressive information on fire protection in the community from both the planning and application standpoints offers readers a well-rounded view of the fire service's function in community risk reduction. Feauturing comprehensive coverage, this book provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service.

Author Biography

Robert W. Klinoff is a California Certified Chief Officer, National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer, and Deputy Fire Chief with the Kern County Fire Department. He is a 25-year fire service veteran

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Fire Technology Education and the Firefighter Selection Process
1(28)
Introduction
2(1)
College Fire Technology Programs
2(2)
Other College Programs
4(1)
Career Potential Assessment
4(4)
Work Ethics and Human Relations
8(2)
Training Programs
10(2)
Personnel Development Programs
12(1)
Selection Process
13(14)
Summary
27(1)
Review Questions
27(1)
Discussion Questions
28(1)
Notes
28(1)
Fire Protection Career Opportunities
29(23)
Introduction
30(1)
Public Fire Protection Careers
30(13)
Private Fire Protection Careers
43(7)
Summary
50(1)
Review Questions
50(1)
Discussion Questions
51(1)
Notes
51(1)
Public Fire Protection
52(32)
Introduction
53(1)
Evolution of Fire Protection
54(6)
Equipment
60(5)
Fire Service Symbols
65(2)
Fire Stations
67(1)
Personal Protective Equipment
67(2)
Fire Losses
69(2)
The U. S. Fire Problem
71(2)
Purpose and Scope of Fire Agencies
73(3)
Fire Defense Planning
76(2)
Risk Management
78(2)
The Future of Fire Protection
80(1)
Summary
81(1)
Review Questions
81(1)
Discussion Questions
82(1)
Notes
82(2)
Chemistry and Physics of Fire
84(23)
Introduction
85(1)
Fire Defined
85(1)
Fire Triangle
85(1)
Fire Tetrahedron
85(1)
Chemistry of Fire
86(1)
Physics of Fire
87(10)
Heat and Temperature
97(1)
Heat Transfer
97(4)
Classification of Fires
101(1)
Phases of Fire
102(3)
Summary
105(1)
Review Questions
105(1)
Discussion Questions
106(1)
Notes
106(1)
Public and Private Support Organizations
107(23)
Introduction
108(1)
National and International Organizations
108(7)
Federal Organizations
115(5)
State Organizations
120(2)
Local Organizations
122(4)
Periodical Publications
126(2)
Summary
128(1)
Review Questions
128(1)
Discussion Questions
129(1)
Fire Department Resources
130(64)
Introduction
131(1)
Fire Department Facilities
131(13)
Fire Apparatus
144(18)
Fire Tools and Appliances
162(21)
Heavy Equipment
183(1)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
183(4)
Aircraft
187(4)
Summary
191(1)
Review Questions
191(1)
Discussion Questions
192(1)
Notes
192(2)
Fire Department Administration
194(32)
Introduction
195(1)
Principles of Command
195(10)
The Management Cycle
205(7)
Fire Department Types
212(10)
Communications
222(2)
Summary
224(1)
Review Questions
224(1)
Discussion Questions
224(1)
Notes
225(1)
Support Functions
226(24)
Introduction
227(1)
Dispatch
227(2)
Transmission of Alarms
229(3)
Graphic Arts Maps
232(1)
Hazardous Materials Control Unit
233(1)
Arson Unit
234(3)
Personnel
237(1)
Information Systems
238(1)
Business Manager
239(2)
Fire Business Management
241(1)
Technical Support
241(2)
Warehouse Central Stores
243(1)
Repair Garage
244(1)
Radio Shop
245(1)
Adjutant Aide
245(2)
Summary
247(1)
Review Questions
248(1)
Discussion Questions
248(1)
Notes
249(1)
Training
250(38)
Introduction
251(1)
Training Bureau
252(14)
Purpose and Importance of Training
266(2)
Technical Training
268(3)
Manipulative Training
271(4)
Determining Adequate Levels of Training
275(1)
Performance Standards
276(1)
Skills Development
277(1)
Skills Maintenance
278(1)
Skills Assessment
278(1)
Standard Operating Procedures
279(1)
Training Records
280(1)
Relationship of Training to Incident Effectiveness
280(2)
Required Training
282(3)
Summary
285(1)
Review Questions
286(1)
Discussion Questions
286(1)
Notes
286(2)
Fire Prevention
288(30)
Introduction
289(1)
Fire Prevention Bureau
289(3)
Professional Standards
292(1)
Purpose of Fire Prevention Activities
293(1)
Fire Prevention Activities
293(1)
Fire Prevention Terms
294(1)
Methods of Fire Prevention
295(3)
Hazard Evaluation and Control
298(1)
Public Education
299(6)
Organization
305(2)
Legal Authority
307(1)
Fire Prevention Inspection
307(5)
Determination of Fire Cause
312(2)
Fire Information Reporting
314(2)
Summary
316(1)
Review Questions
316(1)
Discussion Questions
316(1)
Notes
317(1)
Codes and Ordinances
318(26)
Introduction
319(1)
Definition of Laws
319(1)
Lawsuits
320(2)
Personnel Complaints
322(1)
Harassment-Free Workplace
323(1)
The Court System
323(1)
Relationship of Federal, State, and Local Regulations
324(2)
Fire Prevention
326(2)
Model Fire Codes
328(4)
Code Development
332(4)
Relationship of Codes to Standards
336(1)
Operation of Emergency Vehicles
337(1)
Infectious Disease
338(1)
Good Samaritan Laws
339(1)
Personnel Safety
339(2)
Scene Management
341(1)
Summary
342(1)
Review Questions
342(1)
Discussion Questions
343(1)
Notes
343(1)
Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
344(40)
Introduction
345(1)
Public Water Companies
345(1)
Private Water Companies
346(1)
Water Supply Systems
346(5)
Fire Hydrants
351(6)
Water Systems Program
357(2)
Auxiliary Sources of Water Supply
359(1)
Private Fire Protection Systems
360(2)
Extinguishing Agents
362(6)
Extinguishing Systems
368(13)
Summary
381(1)
Review Questions
381(1)
Discussion Questions
382(1)
Notes
382(2)
Emergency Incident Management
384(24)
Introduction
385(1)
Management Responsibility
385(1)
Incident Planning
385(10)
Incident Command System
395(11)
Summary
406(1)
Review Questions
406(1)
Discussion Questions
407(1)
Notes
407(1)
Emergency Operations
408
Introduction
409(1)
Personnel
409(2)
Structure Firefighting
411(8)
Electrical Installations
419(1)
Wildland Firefighting
420(3)
Wildland Urban Interface Intermix Firefighting
423(2)
Oil Firefighting
425(6)
Hazardous Materials Incidents (Hazmat)
431(5)
Weapons of Mass Destruction
436(1)
Emergency Medical Operations (EMS)
437(2)
Vehicle Accidents
439(1)
Vehicle Fires
440(1)
Aircraft Firefighting
441(1)
EMS and Firefighting with Aircraft
441(4)
Summary
445(1)
Review Questions
445(1)
Discussion Questions
446(1)
Notes
446(1)
Appendixes
A: The U.S. Fire Problem
447(6)
B: Candidate Physical Ability test
453(2)
C: Numerical Index---2001 National Fire Codes Contents
455(5)
D: Alphabetical Index---2001 National Fire Codes Contents
460(5)
E: ICS Resource Typing and Strike team Requirements
465(2)
F: Common Acronyms
467(2)
G: Metric Conversion
469(1)
H: Fire-Related Web Sites
470
Glossary 41(438)
Index 479


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