Introduction to Fire Protection / Edition 4

Introduction to Fire Protection / Edition 4

by Robert W. Klinoff
     
 

Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed

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Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed by successful firefighters. It includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It also covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments straight from the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439058428
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/22/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
126,478
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Fire Science Education and the Firefighter Selection Process. 2. Fire Protection Career Opportunities. 3. Public Fire Protection. 4. Chemistry and Physics of Fire. 5. Public and Private Support Organizations. 6. Fire Department Resources. 7. Fire Department Administration. 8. Support Functions. 9. Training. 10. Fire Prevention. 11. Codes and Ordinances. 12. Fire Protection Systems and Equipment. 13. Emergency Incident Management. 14. Emergency Operations.

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