Fire Investigator

Fire Investigator Author International Investigators,
ISBN-10 9781449638061
Year 2011-02-14
Pages 450
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice updates the resource previously known as User’s Manual for NFPA 921, 2004 Edition. Through a clear, concise presentation, Fire Investigator assists fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations. Key features include: new chapter on Marine Fire Investigations; coverage of the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033; supported by a complete teaching and learning system.

Fire Investigator Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033

Fire Investigator  Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033 Author IAFC
ISBN-10 9780763776985
Year 2011-07-26
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice updates the resource previously known as User’s Manual for NFPA 921, 2004 Edition. Through a clear, concise presentation, Fire Investigator assists fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations. Key features include: new chapter on Marine Fire Investigations; coverage of the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033; supported by a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Fire Investigator

Fire Investigator Author Ifac
ISBN-10 9781284026986
Year 2014-12-23
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Through a clear, concise presentation, this text will assist fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations. Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033 is also appropriate for use in the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education's (FESHE) Fire Investigation I and Fire Investigation II model courses.

User s Manual for Nfpa 921

User s Manual for Nfpa 921 Author National Fire Protection Association
ISBN-10 0763744026
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 428
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Your key to mastering the 2004 edition of NFPA 921 ! Need clarification on the latest guidance for interpreting inverted cone patterns? Want more information about new and revised provisions for using digital photos? Turn to this 2004 Edition of User's Manual for NFPA 921 for authoritative insights into the latest guidelines for every aspect of the investigation process. Fully updated to correlate with the 2004 NFPA 921: Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, The Manual is written by the International Association of Arson Investigators and published by NFPA. Many of the contributors are current or former members of the NFPA 921 Technical Committee as well as members of IAAI, So you know it's guidance you can trust. Gain the expert support you need and apply today's fire investigation best practices with User's Manual for NFPA 921.

Fire Investigator Field Guide

Fire Investigator Field Guide Author International Association of Arson Investigators
ISBN-10 9781449683023
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 268
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Fire Investigator Field Guide, Second Edition is your direct link to the information you need to conduct thorough and accurate investigations. As a fire investigator, your job is to provide answers as to origin and cause. The Fire Investigator Field Guide, Second Edition will help you safely and systematically conduct your investigation and find these answers. This substantive resource features tables, charts, and other tools gathered from the most current and respected references available, including: oNFPA 170, Standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols, 2009 Edition oNFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2011 Edition oNFPA s Fire Protection Handbook, Twentieth Edition oSociety of Fire Protection Engineers Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, Fourth Edition From pre-arrival activities to documentation and analysis, this essential guide has you covered through every phase of the investigation process!"

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation Second Edition

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation  Second Edition Author John J. Lentini
ISBN-10 9781439875995
Year 2012-10-02
Pages 646
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire’s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualified with years of experience in on-site investigations, lab analyses, and courtroom presentation, the author provides a resource that is unparalleled in depth and focus. The book explores: The history of fire investigation and the basic chemistry and physics of fire The science of fire dynamics—how things burn and how they interact with their surroundings while doing so Practical procedures for conducting fire scene inspections Laboratory examination of fire debris to test for the presence of ignitable liquid residues and for potential ignition sources Relevant scientific principles as applied to 30 actual fires The evolution of the mythology of arson investigation The common root causes of errors in fire investigation The final chapter discusses the professional practice of fire investigation. It examines quality assurance, business practices, and the fundamentals of being an expert witness, with advice for giving testimony in depositions and at trial. Other highlights of the second edition include new and expanded discussions on novel training methods, first assumptions, computer fire modeling, low voltage ignition sources, the questionable validity of some origin determinations, and recent changes in NFPA 921. Thorough and accessible, this volume not only provides the practical information necessary to conduct an effective inquiry but also offers insight into the science, history, and theory behind what makes fire investigation a multi-faceted profession. John Lentini discusses the book in a video on the CRC Press YouTube Channel.

Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services 3rd Edition

Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services  3rd Edition Author J. Curtis Varone
ISBN-10 9781593703479
Year 2014-09-05
Pages 706
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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The third edition of Legal Considerations for Fire & Emergency Services is a reader-friendly guide to the challenging legal issues that firefighters and emergency service personnel encounter. Written by J. Curtis Varone, a practicing attorney as well as an experienced firefighter, this book explores such key topics as fire department liability, search and seizure, sovereign immunity, overtime laws, collective bargaining, OSHA compliance, workers’ compensation, physical abilities testing, medical examinations, drug testing, discrimination, and sexual harassment. It is a perfect textbook for any course on fire service law as well as an indispensable desk reference for day-to-day fire department administration. Features of the new 3rd Edition: • Updated cases on several topics including residency requirements, employment discrimination, and more • Expanded treatment of hot topics such as digital imagery, social media, and electronic surveillance • Meets the latest requirements for FESHE’s Legal Aspects of the Fire Service curriculum • Many new photos and graphics to help connect cases to day-to-day issues in the fire service • Coverage of recent changes to search and seizure law, use of digital photos and social media by emergency personnel, and fire department liability

Fire Inspector Principles and Practice

Fire Inspector  Principles and Practice Author Iafc
ISBN-10 9780763798574
Year 2012-02-15
Pages 164
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Brannigan s Building Construction for the Fire Service

Brannigan s Building Construction for the Fire Service Author Glenn P. Corbett
ISBN-10 9781449641955
Year 2013-10-30
Pages 486
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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For over forty years, Brannigan s Building Construction of the Fire Service has been the fire service s most trusted and comprehensive building construction resource available. Now in its Fifth Edition, this bestselling resource continues to honor Frank Brannigan s legacy by continuing his passion for detail and extensive practical experience. His motto, Know your buildings, impacts every aspect of this text. This Fifth Edition now features: Coverage of the National Fire Academy s Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course objectives, New stand-alone chapter on New, Light, Green (Solar), and Modular Construction, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition."

Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction

Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction Author David J. Icove
ISBN-10 0132605775
Year 2013
Pages 411
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Text only. This product does NOT include a Resource Central Access Code Card. To purchase the text with a Resource Central Access Code Card, please use ISBN: 0-13-295620-9 Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, Third Edition, describes and illustrates a new systematic approach for reconstructing fire scenes, applying the principles of fire protection engineering along with those of forensic science and behavioral science. Modern fire investigation topics are covered, including comprehensive documentation, hypothesis testing, and defensible reconstruction of the events leading up to the fire and its final results. Delving deep into forensic fire engineering, Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction covers engineering calculations, fire modeling and also features several exhaustive case studies which leverage the current technology that is explained in depth throughout the text. Several specialized topic areas are also covered, including use of the drone aircraft, forensic and panoramic photography, computer modeling as well as an advanced discussion of tenability. Using historical fire cases and realistic case examples, the authors examine the newest lessons learned and insight into the ignition, growth, development, and outcome of those fires. All documentation in the case examples follows or exceeds the methodology set forth by the NFPA in NFPA 921--Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and its companion standard NFPA 1033--Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2009 Edition, and Kirk's Fire Investigation ,Seventh Edition.

Principles of Fire Prevention

Principles of Fire Prevention Author David Diamantes
ISBN-10 9781284041873
Year 2014-10-30
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Fire Prevention model curriculum, Principles of Fire Prevention, Third Edition will provide readers with a thorough understanding of how fire prevention and protection programs can greatly reduce fire loss, deaths, and injuries. The Third Edition features current statistics, codes, standards and references to the latest edition of NFPA Standard 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. Additionally, Principles of Fire Prevention, Third Edition covers the elements of public education, plan review, inspection, fire investigation, community risk reduction as well as the logistics of staffing and financial management so that readers are fully prepared to lead successful fire prevention programs.

Fire Inspector Principles and Practice

Fire Inspector  Principles and Practice Author William Jenaway
ISBN-10 9780763749392
Year 2011-08-17
Pages 356
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.