Principles of Fire Prevention

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-14
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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PRINCIPLES OF FIRE PREVENTION, 2E addresses our nation's efforts at fire prevention and the importance of reducing fire loss. Based on the National Fire Academy FESHE course for Fire Prevention, this book will help your students understand the value of fire prevention, protection and associated programs. This new edition focuses on recent fire events, important lessons learned, and how a strong fire prevention program can serve to mitigate the threat of fire. Current statistics, building codes and references to the 2009 Edition of NFPA Standard 1031 are reflected in this edition to ensure your students remain up to date. In addition, PRINCIPLES OF FIRE PREVENTION, 2E covers the elements of public education, plan review, inspection and investigation as well as the logistics of staffing and financial management so that your learners are fully prepared to lead a successful fire prevention program.

Table of Contents

Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Correlation
NFPA 1031 Correlation
The Basis for Fire Prevention
Public Fire Prevention Organizations and Functions
Private Fire Protection and Prevention Organizations
Fire Prevention through the Codes Process
Plan Review
Fire Protection Systems Testing
Other Fire Prevention Functions
Fire Prevention through Investigation
Fire Prevention through Public Education, Awareness, and the Public Forum
Fire Prevention Records and Record Keeping
Financial Management
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