Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. With superior teaching and learning tools, the first and second editions of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills set a new benchmark in fire fighter training. Now the NFPA, IAFC, and Jones & Bartlett Learning are proud to raise the bar for the fire service again.
The third edition covers the entire spectrum of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as the requirements for Operations level responders in the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. From fire suppression to hazardous materials to emergency medical care, this one volume covers all of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training requirements.
Tools for Success
• Quickly identify Fire Fighter II content and skill drills through clear visual roadmaps.
• Rapidly access content through clear and concise Knowledge and Skill Objectives with page references, as well as NFPA 1001 and 472 correlations.
• Encourage critical thinking skills. Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II case studies offer students a genuine context for applying the knowledge presented in the chapter.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||4th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.60(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The History and Orientation of the Fire Service Chapter 2 Fire Fighter Safety Chapter 3 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Chapter 4 Fire Service Communications Chapter 5 Incident Command System Chapter 6 Fire Behavior Chapter 7 Building Construction Chapter 8 Portable Fire Extinguishers Chapter 9 Fire Fighter Tools and Equipment Chapter 10 Ropes and Knots Chapter 11 Response and Size-Up Chapter 12 Forcible Entry Chapter 13 Ladders Chapter 14 Search and Rescue Chapter 15 Ventilation Chapter 16 Water Supply Chapter 17 Fire Attack and Foam Chapter 18 Fire Fighter Survival Chapter 19 Salvage and Overhaul Chapter 20 Fire Fighter Rehabilitation Chapter 21 Wildland and Ground Fires Chapter 22 Fire Suppression Chapter 23 Preincident Planning Chapter 24 Fire and Emergency Medical Care Chapter 25 Emergency Medical Care Chapter 26 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication Chapter 27 Assisting Special Rescue Teams Chapter 28 Hazardous Materials: Overview Chapter 29 Hazardous Materials: Properties and Effects Chapter 30 Hazardous Materials: Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards Chapter 31 Hazardous Materials: Implementing a Response Chapter 32 Hazardous Materials: Personal Protective Equipment, Scene Safety, and Scene Control Chapter 33 Hazardous Materials: Response Priorities and Actions Chapter 34 Hazardous Materials: Decontamination Techniques Chapter 35 Terrorism Awareness Chapter 36 Fire Prevention and Public Education Chapter 37 Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems Chapter 38 Fire Cause Determination