Emergency Vehicle Driving / Edition 1

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Overview

The authors of this text, some of the best known in the industry on this topic, have written this book to provide guidelines, tools, and standards for safe and professional emergency vehicle operations. This valuable information, gathered from years of experience, references the NFPA 1002-98 code and can be put to use throughout the emergency responder’s career.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131181557
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 10/18/2006
  • Series: Pearson Custom EMS and Fire Science Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 840,782
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Jeffrey Lindsey is the Fire Chief for Estero Fire Rescue. Additionally, he serves as the education coordinator for 24-7 EMS, and an adjunct instructor for St Petersburg EMS program. He is an experienced leader, educator, lecturer, author, and consultant in emergency services. Dr. Lindsey earned his doctorate and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from USF. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in paramedic from Harrisburg Area Community College. Dr. Lindsey has over twenty-eight years of diverse experience in the emergency services industry. He serves as an Advisory Council member for the National EMS Advisory Council and the State of Florida EMS, representative to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education EMS degree committee, and as a Vice-Chairman for the Florida Fire Chief Association EMS Section.

Richard Patrick is the Division Chief of Health, Safety & Training for Estero Fire Rescue in Estero, Florida. He is the past Director of EMS Programs and Emergency Service Initiatives for VFIS, a division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, York, PA, and remains as a consultant to the education, training and consulting division. Rick is a nationally known leader, educator, lecturer, author, speaker and consultant in emergency services. He is a former Chief of EMS in the City of Lebanon, PA. Rick is a certified Paramedic/Firefighter and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Safety with a concentration in Emergency Services, and a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He is also a small business entrepreneur, involved in local politics, and an alumnus of the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce-Leadership Lebanon Valley program.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Emergency Vehicle Operations

Overview Case Review

Leadership and Management

Objectives

Case Study

Management Culture

Leadership

Choosing the Right People

Objectives

Case Study

Attitude v. Aptitude

Motivation

Physical Fitness

Rules, Regulations, and Law

Objectives

Case Study

National Rules and Regulations

International Perspective and Applicable Guidelines

Laws

Policy

Objectives

Case Study

Policy

Procedures

Guidelines

Enforcement

Evaluation

Emergency Vehicles

Objectives

Case Study

Emergency Medical, Fire, Specialty Apparatus

Physical and Dynamic Forces

Operations

Objectives

Case Study

More than Just Driving

Seatbelts

Technology

Preemption Systems

The Black Box

GPS and GIS

Communications

Objectives

Case Study

Mobile and Portable Radios

Hand Signals

Maintenance

Objectives

Case Study

Preventive Maintenance

Vehicle Characteristics

Roadway Operations

Objectives

Case study

Vehicle Placement

Personnel Awareness

Special Operations

Objectives

Off-Road

Objectives

Case Study

Roll-Over

Objectives

Case Study

Personal Vehicle Use

Objectives

Case Study

Inclement Weather

Objectives

Case Study

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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