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Fire Prevention Organization and Management is Brady’s first edition text written to the FESHE baccalaureate curriculum for the Fire Prevention and Organization 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135087848
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/16/2010
  • Series: Fire Prevention Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 345,281
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

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 ( — 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.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Concepts of Fire Prevention

Chapter 2: Risk and Loss Reduction Education Programs

Chapter 3: Concepts in Code Enforcement

Chapter 4: Plan Review Concepts

Chapter 5: Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigations

Chapter 6: Research in Fire Prevention

Chapter 7: Planning for Fire Prevention Programs

Chapter 8: Historical Influences

Chapter 9: Social/Cultural Influences

Chapter 10: Economic Influences

Chapter 11: Governmental and Departmental Influences

Chapter 12: Evaluating Fire Prevention Programs

Chapter 13: Organizing Fire Prevention Efforts

Chapter 14: Public Policy Issues

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