9781439058428

Introduction to Fire Protection

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439058428

  • ISBN10:

    1439058423

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed by successful firefighters. It includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It also covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments straight from the field.

Table of Contents

Preface
Fire Science Education and the Firefighter Selection Process
Fire Protection Career Opportunities
Public Fire Protection
Chemistry and Physics of Fire
Public and Private Support Organizations
Fire Department Resources
Fire Department Administration
Support Functions
Training
Fire Prevention
Codes and Ordinances
Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
Emergency Incident Management
Emergency Operations.
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