Incident Management for the Street-Smart Fire Officer, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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Overview


A new and improved version of the original best seller, Incident Management for the Street-Smart Fire Officer, is for everyone who wants to learn new ways to enhance the flow of their fire department's management system. Whether you are a firefighter looking to become an officer, or an officer whose future probably includes the word "Chief", you will benefit from this book. The second edition of Incident Management for the Street-Smart Fire Officer provides an overview of the Incident Command System (ICS) with an expanded look at the initial firefighting tactical and strategic considerations. It covers operations at house and routine fires and looks in-depth at the relationship between the Incident Commander and Group/Division officers at routine fires.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593701505
  • Publisher: PennWell Corporation
  • Publication date: 5/30/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 392,839
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

John (Skip) Coleman is a retired assistant chief from the Toledo (OH) Department of Fire and Rescue. He retired with more than 32 years of experience and managed every major bureau in the department. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Office Program and teaches and lectures throughout the United States and Canada. He is the author of Incident Management for the Street Smart Fire Officer (Fire Engineering, 1997) and Managing Major Fires (Fire Engineering, 2001) and is moderator of Fire Engineering's monthly Roundtable. He serves on the FDIC educational advisory board and is a technical editor for Fire Engineering.
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Table of Contents

• Foreword to the second edition

• The incident management system

• The essence of command

• Establishing command

• Command posts

• Staging

• Sectoring

• Running incidents--how it works in the real world

• Mission statements

• The mission of command

• The mission of attack

• The mission of search

• The mission of backup

• The mission of ventilation

• The mission of exposure

• The mission of extension

• The mission of overhaul and salvage

• The mission of rapid

• Benchmarks

• Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2010

    Management made easy....

    Great book to continue training in Incident Management

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