introduction to fire protection and emergency services

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The sixth edition of Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and outcomes for the Associate's (Core) course called Principles of Emergency Services (C0273). The Sixth Edition delivers future fire service candidates a head start in the competitive selection process by familiarizing students with the selection and training process. In addition, the Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the broad spectrum of the fire service, from the primary duties of the modern fire department, to emergency incident management, to fire prevention, to department administration. The Sixth Edition reinforces foundational knowledge, including the history and future of the fire service; the chemistry and physics of fire; issues facing the fire and rescue service in the United States; and careers in the fire and emergency services. The entire range of services of the modern fire service is explored, including emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, wildland fires, swiftwater rescue, and urban search and rescue. The Sixth Edition includes: An emphasis on safety and professionalism, which is reinforced through discussions of incident effectiveness, fire fighter ethics, customer service, physical fitness, training, decision making, fire prevention, and behavioral health Organizations that support the fire service are highlighted, including: Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance. Firefighter Cancer Support Network. Leary Firefighter Foundation Discussions on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Repeated Exposure to Trauma (RET) and their effects on fire fighters An expanded discussion of the possible future effects of climate change and the effect on the fire and rescue service

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Robert Klinoff
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2019-11-20
File : 480 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781284180152

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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.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Robert Klinoff
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2013-12-02
File : 576 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781284032994

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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.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Robert Klinoff
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2016-07-06
File : 466 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1284136124

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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.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Klinoff
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2013-12-02
File : 576 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1284032981

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Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it covers the entire process of becoming a firefighter. Emphasizing the vital skills needed by successful firefighters, the text includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It provides thoroughly updated statistics and covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments from the field. The Fourth Edition is packed with numerous instructor resources and includes user-friendly online platform options like WebCT and Blackboard. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Robert Klinoff
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2011-04-22
File : 544 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781439058428

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In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property. Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures. The new Second Edition meets the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education s (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers: Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants. Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements. Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers Smoke control and management systems, gas-based suppression, access and egress control systems, and the code requirements for installation of these systems. Ensure that you are completely up-to-date on the latest fire protection systems and their operational characteristics and abilities with Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition."

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : A. Maurice Jones Jr.
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2013-12-01
File : 512 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781284035384

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In careful detail, Klinoff (a 25-year fire service veteran, he teaches at the National Fire Academy in California) lays out the protocol and method for firefighting, including sections on the job search and interview. Among the topics are career opportunities, public fire protection, chemistry and physics of fire, support organizations, resources, administration, support, training, prevention, codes, emergency incident management, and emergency operations. Appendices include numerical and alphabetical indices of the 2001 National Fire Codes and a candidate physical ability test. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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Genre : Fire prevention.
Author : Robert W. Klinoff
Publisher : Delmar Pub
Release : 2002
File : 484 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0766849589

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Each new print copy of Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, Fourth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services model curriculum, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the many components of occupational safety and health for the emergency services. This textbook provides a historical look at industrial safety and health and how history has impacted the emergency services by providing a safer work environment that reduces first responder deaths and injuries. Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services features a laser-like focus on fire fighter health and safety and details how to stay safe and healthy in a high-risk environment.

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Genre : Emergency medical personnel
Author : James S. Angle
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2015-01-02
File : 260 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781284035919

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Introduction to Fire Prevention, Eighth Edition, presents a broad-based look at fire prevention, including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. For information on teaching and learning resources available with this text, please contact your Brady representative. Teaching and Learning Experience: Meets the FESHE curriculum learning objectives and includes color photographs, key terms, and a list of objectives for each chapter Provides strong coverage of fire prevention history, along with the latest information on fire prevention research, statistics, and more

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Author : Mike T. Love
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2015-06-12
File : 290 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780133843842

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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.

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Genre : Fire prevention
Author : David Diamantes
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2014-10-30
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781284041873

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