Introduction To Fire Protection And Emergency Services / Edition 5 available in Paperback
Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Emergency Services model curriculum, this new Fifth Edition will prepare readers for a career in the fire or emergency services.
Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services provides an overview of the fire service, from history and culture to the basics of chemistry and physics, fire protection systems, and strategic and tactical considerations for wildland or structural fires. The Fifth Edition has also been updated to include new or expanded coverage of risk management, Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1, the U.S. Fire Problem from local and federal perspectives, wildfire issues and the impacts of global warming, and much more.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter1 Fire Science Education and the Fire Fighter Selection Process Chapter2 Fire Protection Career Opportunities Chapter3 Public Fire Education Chapter4 Chemistry and Physics of Fire Chapter5 Public and Private Support Organizations Chapter6 Fire Department Resources Chapter7 Fire Department Administration Chapter8 Support Functions Chapter9 Training Chapter10 Fire Prevention Chapter11 Codes and Ordinances Chapter12 Fire Protection Systems and Equipment Chapter13 Emergency Incident Management Chapter14 Emergency Operations AppendixA FESHE Correlation Guide for Principles of Emergency Services