Fire Prevention Organization and Management is Brady’s first edition text written to the FESHE baccalaureate curriculum for the Fire Prevention Organization and Management course that is a resource for both students and current administrators in the field. With fourteen chapters and FESHE and NFPA references and guidelines throughout, the text provides a comprehensive approach to fire prevention with the latest research and case studies from real industry experts and successful programs. Author, James Crawford, brings a real world focus as this book covers principles of fire prevention based on true successes in the field. With a new Fire Series Design, Key Terms and Review Questions throughout, and a robust supplements package in MyFireKit for both students and instructors, this text blends both academic information for the student and real world applications for the practicing fire administrator or manager to become the best in their field.
Up-to-Date information meeting the FESHE guidelines for Fire Prevention Organization and Management and the NFPA 1037 for the standard Fire Marshal
A blend of Fire Prevention Organization and Management and Advanced Fire Prevention course material, providing a more comprehensive approach to prevention
Case Studies offering the perspective of industry experts, from professional programs, plus model assignments and questions
New 4-color Fire Series Design with an updated art program
Introduction, Key Terms, and End of Chapter Review Questions throughout to reinforce student learning and retention
New MyFireKit solution offering unique book-specific online resources for both students and instructors in a user-friendly format, including review questions, games, animations and video clips for the student and Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint, Online Courseware and Test Banks for the instructor
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Crawford, Fire Prevention: A Comprehensive Approach, 1/e (0-13-032223-7)
IFSTA, Fire Prevention Applications, 1/e (0-13-502192-8)
Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e (0-13-504194-5)
Jim Crawford is currently a Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal for Vancouver, Washington where his responsibilities include business planning, code enforcement, plan review, fire investigation and public education activities. Mr. Crawford served as the Fire Marshal in Portland, Oregon before moving to Vancouver. With more than 34 years experience in the fire service, with the last 18 in senior level management, Mr. Crawford has been an active participant at the national level with the U.S. Fire Administration, The International Fire Marshal's Association (past President), the International Association of Fire Chief's and the National Association of Fire Marshals. He serves as the current chair for the technical committee on professional qualifications of Fire Marshals. He is the author of Fire Prevention: A Comprehensive Approach published by Brady/Prentice Hall, and is a regular columnist with Fire Rescue Magazine. He has served as adjunct faculty at the National Fire Academy, and is the project director for Vision 20/20 (www.strategicfire.org) — a national strategic plan for improving fire prevention efforts in the US.
Mr. Crawford holds an A.S. in Fire Science from Clackamas Community College (OR), and a B.S. in Management and Communications form Concordia University. Mr. Crawford holds numerous training certificates and is a Certified Fire Inspector II from the International Code Council.