Essentials of Firefighting

Essentials of Firefighting Author IFSTA
ISBN-10 0133405095
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 1128
Language en
Publisher Pearson Educacion
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Continuing the tradition of excellence in firefighter education, this new, expanded version contains the complete 20 basic chapters, as well as additional chapters including first aid and hazardous materials response to meet all of the requirements for Fire Fighter I and II levels of NFPA 1001(r) and NFPA 472(r) and OSHA 1910.120. This overhauled new edition offers a complete support package and includes updated information on 192 skill sheets, knot and rope requirements, the use of essential job tasks related to the medical requirements in NFPA 1582(r), and more! Begin laying the foundation for your firefighting career now with this expanded version.

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations Author Ifsta
ISBN-10 0133140806
Year 2013-01-04
Pages 1664
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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"This version includes all 21 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and adds three chapters written and validated to meet the emergency medical and hazardous materials requirements of NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition. Chapter 22 specifically addresses the Firefighter I and Firefighter II knowledge and skills requirements for the emergency medical care competencies identified in NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition Chapter 4. Chapters 23 and 24 meet the First Responder Awareness and Operations Levels for Responders according to NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2012 Edition and OSHA 1910.120. The chapters also provide validated content to meet Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control, of NFPA® 472. The hazardous materials information is adapted from the IFSTA Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Edition.".

Fire Fighter I and II

Fire Fighter I and II Author Association Of Fire Chiefs (Iafc) International
ISBN-10 9780763758363
Year 2009-05
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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The Second Edition Of Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Designed To Thoroughly Prepare You For A Fire Fighter I Or II Certification, Promotion, Or Training Examination By Including The Same Type Of Multiple-Choice Questions You Are Likely To Encounter On The Actual Exam. To Help Improve Examination Scores, This Preparation Guide Follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.'S Systematic Approach To Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Written By Fire Personnel Explicitly For Fire Personnel, And All Content Has Been Verified With The Latest Reference Materials And By A Technical Review Committee. Your Exam Performance Will Improve After Using This System!

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Author Iafc
ISBN-10 9780763797348
Year 2010-03-10
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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A fire fighter's ability to recognize an incident involving hazardous materials is critical. They must possess the knowledge required to identify the presence of hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and have an understanding of what their role is within the response plan. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations will provide fire fighters and first responders with these skills and enable them to keep themselves and others safe while mitigating these potentially deadly incidents. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that combines groundbreaking content with dynamic new features to support instructors and to help prepare students for the job. The text meets and exceeds the requirements for Fire Fighter I and II certification and satisfies the core competencies for operations level responders including the eight mission-specific responsibilities for first responders within the 2008 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. Additionally, the material presented also exceeds the hazardous materials response requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations provides in-depth coverage of: the properties and effects of hazardous materials and WMDs; how to calculate potential danger and initiate a response plan; selection, use, advantages, and disadvantages of personal protective equipment; performing mass and technical decontamination; performing evidence preservation and sampling; performing product control. Performing air monitoring and sampling; performing victim rescue and recovery; and responding to illicit laboratory incidents. Listen to a Podcast with Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations author Rob Schnepp to learn more about this training program! Rob discusses the NFPA 472 standard, changes in responder training operations, and the importance of writing a "street smart" textbook. To listen now, visit: http: //d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/HazMat.mp3.

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Author David Schottke
ISBN-10 9781449641528
Year 2012-12-28
Pages 1103
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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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. 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. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Author Ben Hirst
ISBN-10 9780763758387
Year 2009-08
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.’s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!

Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes

Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes Author Raymond Shackelford
ISBN-10 1401880169
Year 2008-11-07
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY & MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES. Achieve a clear understanding of fire and combustion processes as they relate to the firefighter in this reader-friendly and concise book. Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes applies the theory of fire behavior to the tasks involved in firefighting. Rather than an engineering level text, this resource offers basic need to know information and examples to teach firefighters and students how the theories relate to their jobs and safety, whether they are working in a burning building or on a vehicle extrication. Based on the National Fire Academy FESHE course Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes, this book is essential to fire programs in colleges, academies, and departments.

Essentials of Fire Department Customer Service

Essentials of Fire Department Customer Service Author Alan V. Brunacini
ISBN-10 0879391278
Year 1996
Pages 131
Language en
Publisher International Fire Service Training Assn
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Writing in a humorous conversational style, Chief Alan Brunacini explains the application of common-sense customer service concepts to the fire service. Essentials of Fire Department Customer Service is basic reading for every firefighter, officer, and administrator.

Barron s Canadian Firefighter Exams

Barron s Canadian Firefighter Exams Author Trevor Edmonds
ISBN-10 1438002459
Year 2013-09-01
Pages 331
Language en
Publisher Barron's Educational Series
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There are a number of tests commonly used by fire departments throughout Canada to identify new firefighter candidates. This comprehensive test preparation manual will help potential recruits prepare for the most common exams, including: CPS Test IPMA-HR FPSI Stefan Fraser Test The OS Test, and several others Potential test-takers will find an overview of common oral comprehension, reading comprehension and math questions as well as situational judgment and personality profile sections. Test preparation tips cover general studying as well as guidance on appearance and personal presentation. This book also reviews what candidates need to know for physical firefighting and combat skills tests such as the CPAT and York University Firefighter Fitness Assessment. Includes five practice exams.

Evidence Based Practices for Strategic and Tactical Firefighting

Evidence Based Practices for Strategic and Tactical Firefighting Author
ISBN-10 1284084108
Year 2014-11-18
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Evidence-Based Practices for Strategic and Tactical Firefighting is a synopsis of the UL/NIST research studies and experiments on fire behavior and techniques for ventilation, fire suppression, and search and rescue as a result of the changes in modern building construction and furnishing materials. As a result of these changes, today's fires release energy faster, reach flashover potential sooner, may reach higher temperatures, and are much more likely to become ventilation-limited than building fires of even a few years ago. Developed in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Evidence-Based Practices for Strategic and Tactical Firefighting details many of the findings discovered as the result of an ongoing series of experiments conducted by NIST, UL, and the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and provides the most up-to-date information available today for Fire Fighter, Fire Officer, and Fire Science students. Additional information about these ¬and other fire experiments can be obtained online at the NIST website by searching under Fire¬ Fighting Technology and at the UL website by searching under Fire¬ Fighter Safety Research Institute.

The Station Ready Rookie 2nd Edition

The Station Ready Rookie  2nd Edition Author Collin S. Blasingame
ISBN-10 9781593703660
Year 2015-12-11
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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“To be effective, a training program must be realistic. Firefighters today want to know the realities of what they will face once they are on the job. This is why we have adopted The Station-Ready Rookie as a required part of every recruit school in our state. This excellent book is easy to read and gives new recruits a glimpse beyond the technical aspects of firefighting. The authors have done a great job preparing new firefighters to become part of our fire service family.” —Allan Rice, Executive Director, Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission While fire academies teach the fundamentals and technical skills of firefighting, “life as a rookie” is an area that is mostly overlooked. Three fire service veterans wrote The Station-Ready Rookie to help new firefighters know and understand what will be expected of them during their first assignment to a fire station and throughout their probationary period. This book is designed to shorten the rookie’s learning curve and help the reader become an outstanding new firefighter from day one. It is perfect for aspiring firefighters, new recruits, fire departments, and training academies! The second edition of The Station-Ready Rookie takes into account reader feedback and addresses current topics for today’s new and seasoned firefighters. It contains an entirely new fourth section as well as new chapters on: choosing your city of employmentthe expanding role of the fire departmenthazing within the fire departmentutilizing your chain of commandcreating and seizing opportunitiesthe importance of being involved in your community

Certyfikacja us ug w ochronie przeciwpo arowej w uj ciu praktycznym i teoretycznym

Certyfikacja us  ug w ochronie przeciwpo  arowej w uj  ciu praktycznym i teoretycznym Author mgr inż. Paweł Gancarczyk
ISBN-10 9788361520559
Year 2016-09-15
Pages 209
Language pl
Publisher Wydawnictwo Centrum Naukowo-Badawczego Ochrony Przeciwpożarowej im. Józefa Tuliszkowskiego Państwowego Instytytu Badawczego
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(...) Autorzy prezentują znaczenie certyfikacji zarówno dla procesu budowania zaufania do poszczególnych producentów funkcjonujących na rynku, jak i (co ważniejsze) dla bezpieczeństwa przeciwpożarowego, rozumianego jako funkcja operacyjna i prewencyjna ochrony przeciwpożarowej, ale także warunki dla bezpiecznej pracy ratowników. Autorzy dokonują przeglądu metod i zasad certyfikacji, prezentując analizę porównawczą dla czterech krajów Unii Europejskiej (Niemcy, Belgia, Wielka Brytania i Polska) oraz Rosji, jako kraju znajdującego się poza strukturami UE i będącego znaczącym „graczem” na rynku wyrobów i usług przeciwpożarowych. Praca przedstawia międzynarodowe oraz krajowe normy i fakultatywnie wytyczne określające techniczne wymagania dla zabezpieczeń przeciwpożarowych oraz zasady funkcjonowania systemu oceny zgodności i krajowego systemu dopuszczania wyrobów do użytkowania, które „stoją na straży” zgodności wyrobów wprowadzanych na rynek ze stawianymi im wymaganiami. (...) jest to pozycja bardzo potrzebna i bez wątpienia oczekiwana przez wszystkich zajmujących się sferą logistyki w ochronie przeciwpożarowej. Z recenzji dr. Ryszarda Grosseta, profesora Szkoły Głównej Służby Pożarniczej Wydawnictwo CNBOP-PIB

McGraw Hill Education Firefighter Exam 2nd Edition

McGraw Hill Education Firefighter Exam  2nd Edition Author Ronald Spadafora
ISBN-10 9780071835015
Year 2015-04-10
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Your up-to-the-minute guide for acing the firefighter exam McGraw-Hill Education: Firefighter Exams offers 7 full-length sample exams (two more exams than previous edition), plus valuable instruction and practice in all the most common question types--all designed to reflect today's new firefighter responsibilities as emergency first responders, as well as current fire department recruiting diversity standards. Features: New chapters on cognitive abilities and personality attributes New practice reading passages Sample firefighter qualifying exams like those given in various jurisdictions across America Up-to-the-minute information about all elements of the firefighter qualifying process, including the physical exam and the oral interview