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The Fire service has long been considered a profession plagued with a history of unavoidable tragedy. As the number of line of duty deaths and injuries continues to be staggering year after year, Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival exposes the false mentality of “doing whatever it takes” and provides solutions for both the individual and fire department. The content developed is based on the 16 Life Safety Initiatives developed by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Under the guidance of an editor, each chapter is written by a contributor with extensive expertise on the topic, and incorporates FESHE and NFPA references guidelines throughout. Complemented by Key Terms and Review Questions as well as a robust supplements package in MyFireKit for both students and instructors, this first edition text focuses on the need for a cultural and behavioral change in the fire and emergency services and asks each reader to challenge the existing attitudes toward safety.
|Series:||Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival Series|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.95(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.63(d)|
Table of Contents
2. Personal and Organizational Accountability
3. Risk Management
4. Unsafe Practices
5. Professional Development
6. Medical, Fitness, Rehab and Performance Standards
7. Data Collection and Research
8. Emerging Technologies
9. Fatality and Injury Investigations
10. Grant Programs
11. Emergency Response
12. Occupational and Behavioral Health in the Emergency Services
13. Public Education, Code Enforcement, and Residential Sprinklers
14. Emergency Response Vehicles and Equipment