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New Mybradylab Without Pearson Etext -- Access Card -- For Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

New Mybradylab Without Pearson Etext -- Access Card -- For Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

  • Author: Ifsta
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780133431780
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
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Interrogation of the Fire Service: A Leadership Factor

Interrogation of the Fire Service: A Leadership Factor

  • Author: Akwasi M. Maru
  • Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN: 1387227963
  • Category: Education
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What are some issues facing the fire service? What is causing firefighter deaths? What are some training challenges in the fire service? How can fire service leadership be improved? What is the future of fire service? Akwasi Maru interrogates the fire service through a series of questions. He then provides answers based on current research in the field. The fire service has many issues facing it today such as firefighters risk of cancer, yet the number one cause of firefighter’s death is not cancer. Fire departments from around the country are laying off firefighters and closing fire stations, but how do this affect response time and civilian deaths. Training divisions lack funds and staffing to train personnel effectively. Maru explains how the leadership of officers and chiefs could blind their decisions due to their personal beliefs such as sexism, racism, narcissism, the white shirt syndrome, and their inability to adapt to change. With all the current issues. What is the future of the Fire Service?

McGraw-Hill Education Firefighter Exam, 2nd Edition

McGraw-Hill Education Firefighter Exam, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Ronald R. Spadafora
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071835016
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 512
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Your up-to-the-minute guide for acing the firefighter exam McGraw-Hill: Firefighter Exams offers 7 full-length sample exams (two more exams than previous edition), plus valuable instruction and practice in all the most common question types--all designed to reflect today's new firefighter responsibilities as emergency first responders, as well as current fire department recruiting diversity standards. Features: New chapters on cognitive abilities and personality attributes New practice reading passages Sample firefighter qualifying exams like those given in various jurisdictions across America Up-to-the-minute information about all elements of the firefighter qualifying process, including the physical exam and the oral interview

The Fire Chief's Handbook

The Fire Chief's Handbook

  • Author: Robert C. Barr,John Eversole
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 0878148302
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 1153
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Edited by Robert C. Barr and John M. Eversole, The Fire Chief's Handbook, 6th Edition, continues a 71-year tradition of publishing the definitive resource for advanced fire service training. This comprehensive guidebook is designed for fire fighters, company officers, and chief officers of all ranks and of all department types who want the latest information on the fundamentals of leadership in the fire service as well as managing the day-to-day operations of a fire department.

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

  • Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780763753429
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 1068
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With the release of the Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, the National Fire Protection Association®, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs have joined forces to raise the bar for the fire service once again.Safety Is Fundamentals!The Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire fighter injury prevention, including a dedicated chapter on safety. Reducing fire fighter injuries and deaths requires the dedicated efforts of every fire fighter, of every fire department, and of the entire fire community working together. It is with this goal in mind that we have integrated the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives developed by the National Fallen Fire Fighter Foundation into Chapter 2, Fire Fighter Safety. In most of the chapters, actual National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System cases are discussed to drive home important points about safety and the lessons learned from those real-life incidents. It is our profound hope that this textbook will contribute to the goal of reducing line-of-duty deaths by 25 percent in the next 5 years.Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition thoroughly supports instructors and prepares students for the job. This one-volume text meets and exceeds the Fire Fighter I and II professional qualifications levels as outlined in the 2008 edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. It also covers all of the Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) listed in the 2008 edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, at the awareness and operations levels, including Section 6.2, Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment and Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control.Click here to view a sample chapter from Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition.

Essentials of Fire Fighting

Essentials of Fire Fighting

  • Author: International Fire Service Training Association
  • Publisher: I F S T A
  • ISBN: 9780879390006
  • Category: Fire departments
  • Page: 360
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Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

  • Author: NFPA (National Fire Prevention Associati,Iafc
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 0763771457
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1068
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No other training program has had as great an impact on the fire service as the First Edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills. In addition to the innovative features found within the text, fire fighter students and instructors were introduced to a wealth of superior teaching and learning tools along with cutting edge technological resources. Now, with the release of the Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the National Fire Protection Association have joined forces to raise the bar for the fire service once again. Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire fighter safety with a dedicated chapter on safety built on the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives and coverage of the Near-Miss Reporting System throughout the text; updated coverage of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications; expanded skills coverage, including over 70 new skills drills and the inclusion of a free Skills and Drills CD-ROM packaged with each text; and free access to an online course management system, JB Course Manager, for adopters of the Second Edition. Listen to a Podcast with Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition editor Dave Schottke to learn more about this training program! Dave discusses fire fighter safety, the dangers of lightweight building construction materials, fire scene rehab, and other areas of emphasis within the Second Edition. To listen now, visit: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/Shottkey_Fundamentals.mp3.

Aircraft fire protection and rescue procedures

Aircraft fire protection and rescue procedures

  • Author: International Fire Service Training Association,Connie E. Williams
  • Publisher: Intl Fire Service Training Assn
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 236
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print

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  • Category: American literature
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Fire Safety Management Handbook, Third Edition

Fire Safety Management Handbook, Third Edition

  • Author: Daniel E. Della-Giustina
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1482221225
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 279
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Safety managers today are required to go beyond compliance with the latest fire codes to implement proactive fire safety management programs that improve profitability. By reducing property loss insurance premiums and fostering an efficient work environment to help realize quality gains, safety managers can add to the bottom line; however, they need a solid understanding of the duties and responsibilities for which they are accountable. The Fire Safety Management Handbook is every safety manager’s must-have guide for developing a successful fire safety management program. Emphasizing proactive fire safety activities that achieve optimal results, the text presents the key elements that comprise an effective fire safety management program, including a basic knowledge of: Types and functions of fire control equipment Identification and control of hazardous materials Homeland security during disasters and emergencies Fire chemistry, building construction, and efforts to reduce losses due to fire Commonly installed fire detection systems and their maintenance and inspection National Fire Codes (NFPA) and federal, state, and local legislation and enforcement Available resources, fire safety organizations, and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) To provide current and future safety professionals with a better understanding of emergency management within the fire safety discipline, each chapter of the Third Edition includes learning objectives at the beginning and questions at the end. Case studies have been added, codes and standards have been updated, and a new chapter on emergency response planning has been included. Plus, a school fire safety plan that can be used as a template is now part of the appendices.