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Essentials of fire fighting and fire department operations

Author: Frederick M Stowell; Lynne Murnane; International Fire Service Training Association.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Brady Pub. ; Stillwater, OK : Fire Protection Publications, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"This version includes all 21 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and adds three chapters written and validated to meet the emergency medical and hazardous materials requirements of NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition. Chapter 22 specifically addresses the Firefighter I and Firefighter II knowledge and skills requirements for the emergency medical care competencies identified in NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick M Stowell; Lynne Murnane; International Fire Service Training Association.
ISBN: 0133140806 9780133140804
OCLC Number: 826940598
Notes: "Validated by the International Fire Service Training Association."
Includes index.
Description: xxxiv, 1630 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Orientation and fire service history --
2. Firefighter safety and health --
3. Fire department communications --
4. Building construction --
5. Fire behavior --
6. Firefighter personal protective equipment --
7. Portable fire extinguishers --
8. Ropes, webbing, and knots --
9. Structural search, victim removal, and firefighter survival --
10. Scene lighting, rescue tools, vehicle extraction, and technical rescue --
11. Forcible entry --
12. Ground ladders --
13. Tactical ventilation --
14. Water supply --
15. Fire hose --
16. Fire streams --
17. Fire control --
18. Loss control --
19. Fire origin and cause determination --
20. Fire protection systems --
21. Fire and life safety initiatives --
22. Emergency medical care for fire department first responders --
23. Hazards, behavior, and identification of hazardous materials/WMD --
24. Mitigation of Haz Mat/WMD incidents.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick M. Stowell, Lynne Murnane.

Abstract:

"This version includes all 21 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and adds three chapters written and validated to meet the emergency medical and hazardous materials requirements of NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition. Chapter 22 specifically addresses the Firefighter I and Firefighter II knowledge and skills requirements for the emergency medical care competencies identified in NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition Chapter 4. Chapters 23 and 24 meet the First Responder Awareness and Operations Levels for Responders according to NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2012 Edition and OSHA 1910.120. The chapters also provide validated content to meet Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control, of NFPA® 472. The hazardous materials information is adapted from the IFSTA Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Edition."

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