Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services / Edition 3

Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services / Edition 3

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by James S. Angle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1439057508

ISBN-13: 9781439057506

Pub. Date: 05/23/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Now in its third edition, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services continues to offer a comprehensive program management approach to occupational safety and health issues. Designed for aspiring and practicing safety officers and fire and EMS department managers, as well as others in the fire and emergency medical services fields, this resource

Overview

Now in its third edition, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services continues to offer a comprehensive program management approach to occupational safety and health issues. Designed for aspiring and practicing safety officers and fire and EMS department managers, as well as others in the fire and emergency medical services fields, this resource covers the significance and rationale for increasing the emphasis on health and safety. The third edition reflects the most current NFPA and OSHA Standards, incorporates the 16 Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, and complies with the Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services FESHE course outcomes. In addition, this text offers new information on risk management, fireground rules of air management, highway scene safety, and pandemic considerations in order to better prepare emergency responders for the challenges they face.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439057506
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
908,947
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health. 2. Review of Safety Related Regulations and Standards. 3. Risk Management. 4. Pre-Incident Safety. 5. Safety at the Fire Emergency. 6. Safety at the Medical/Rescue Emergency. 7. Safety at Specialized Incidents. 8. Postincident Safety Management. 9. Personnel Roles and Responsibilities. 10. Safety Program Development and Management. 11. Safety Program Evaluation. 12. Information Management. 13. Special Topics in Emergency Service Occupational Safety and Health. Appendix A: 2009 Firefighter Fatality Report, United States Fire Administration. Appendix B: United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Firefighter's Two-in/Two-out Regulation. Appendix C: Firefighter Life Safety Summit Initial Report.

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