Essentials of Fire Fighting Textbook

Essentials of Fire Fighting Textbook Author International Fire Service Training Association
ISBN-10 0879395095
Year 2013
Pages 1400
Language en
Publisher Ingram
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"The 6th edition is completely revised for todays firefighters and begins the next 35 years of excellence for the manual and for the firefighters who use it. The 6th edition contains all the information and skills needed to meet the requirements for NFPA® 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition. This manual includes: all new learning objectives, key terms noted in boxes in the margins of each chapter, case histories, and all new review questions in each chapter designed to enhance a students understanding. The content is presented in a single column format proven most effective for reading comprehension for adult learners. Warnings, Cautions, and Safety Alerts emphasize safety at all times for new firefighters mastering basic skills. Skill sheets show safe methods for performing each firefighter skill. Each chapter clearly delineates Fire Fighter I knowledge and skills from Fire Fighter II addressing each in separate sections of the chapters. Photographs are enhanced with graphics, all illustrations are new and improved there are additional tables to make content more relevant for visual learners. Appendix A is a correlation matrix for all NFPA® 1001 JPRs referenced to page numbers for each knowledge and skill requirement.".

Essentials of Fire Fighting

Essentials of Fire Fighting Author IFSTA
ISBN-10 0135022347
Year 2008
Pages 1100
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Since the first edition of Essentials of Firefighting was published in 1978, more than 2 million firefighters have used the manual for training. Because so many successful firefighters have trained from this manual over three decades, Essentials of Fire Fighting is often referred to as "the bible" of basic firefighter skills. In addition, the information in Essentials is commonly accepted as the standard for fire fighting knowledge in North America. This 5th edition is a completely new revision and includes all the information needed to meet the fire fighting requirements for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2008 edition), Fire Fighter Levels I and II. All photographs and illustrations are in full color. This manual includes instructional tools such as learning objectives, key terms, case histories, and review questions in each chapter to enhance a student's understanding. To help students with psychomotor learning, skill sheets depicting firefighter skills are included in most chapters. These feature step-by-step photographs and instructions for completing each skill. Each manual also includes a bonus CD-ROM that provides additional learning materials, case studies, animations, and learning activities.

Student Workbook for Essentials of Firefighting

Student Workbook for Essentials of Firefighting Author IFSTA
ISBN-10 0133405168
Year 2013-02-22
Pages
Language en
Publisher Pearson Educacion
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Designed to compliment classroom instruction to help the student remediation on key concepts and learning objectives. The workbook contains a variety of question types, including: multiple choice, matching, true/false, fill in the blank, and picture identification.

Firefighter s Handbook

Firefighter s Handbook Author
ISBN-10 1401835759
Year 2004
Pages 980
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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This full-color second edition features up-to-date, vital information on today’s fire service combined with current hazardous materials and terrorism coverage — in one all-inclusive volume! Firefighter’s Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response 2E, highlights all the critical details that apply to the job of today’s firefighter, from the basic requirements of Firefighter I and II, to hazardous materials awareness and operations, to incidents involving terrorism. The comprehensive format provides a welcome alternative to using numerous manuals to train students for the Firefighter I and II and Hazardous Operations levels. Clear and consistent content that is compliant with the 2002 edition of the NFPA 1001 Standard makes this a must-have training aid and resource for every firefighter.

Firefighter s Handbook

Firefighter s Handbook Author Delmar Learning
ISBN-10 1418073202
Year 2008
Pages 1145
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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This comprehensive training manual provides you with need-to-know information critical for development of Firefighter I and II skills, as well as practical advice necessary for proficiency on the job. Meeting 100% of the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001, this [text] seeks to meet and exceed the requirements for firefighting training in order to lead candidates to success on the certification exam, as well as serve as a handy reference for refresher training. [The text] touches on new practices, technology, and initiatives that are a consideration for all firefighters. Current topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for hazardous materials and terrorism response, and much more! With a reader-friendly approach, [it] is a ... resource for all fire departments, academies, and colleges conducting initial and refresher firefighter training. -Back cover.

Truck Company Operations

Truck Company Operations Author John Mittendorf
ISBN-10 9781593702182
Year 2010
Pages 471
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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This basic, no-nonsense book is a necessity for all firefighters assigned to the truck, as well as members of fire departments who perform the numerous responsibilities of the truck on the fireground. Throughout the book, training tips are included to help you perform the various operations efficiently and effectively. Includes a study guide.

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!

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.

Firefighting Operations in High Rise and Standpipe Equipped Buildings

Firefighting Operations in High Rise and Standpipe Equipped Buildings Author David M. McGrail
ISBN-10 9781593700546
Year 2007
Pages 358
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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This book establishes a proper firefighting mindset and promotes maintaining preparedness for the extreme physical and mental demands of firefighting operations in high-rise and standpipe-equipped buildings ... Among the many valuable topics covered in this book are: standpipe system pressure regulating devices, pressure restricting devices and pressure reducing valves; cautious and disciplined elevator use during high-rise operations; elevator rescue operations; proper engine company suppression selection, including techniques to operate more powerful firefighting weapons with limited manpower; air support operations during high-rise emergencies, with or without an internal resource.

Rope Rescue for Firefighting

Rope Rescue for Firefighting Author Ken Brennan
ISBN-10 0912212616
Year 1998-01
Pages 289
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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This book helps to establish effective and safe technical rope rescue operations. Brennan begins by aiding you in identifying the risks in the area that you are operating in and assessing your organizational strengths and needs, then follows with a discussion of the various rope rescue components. Includes illustrations of the knots and systems mentioned. Contents: Assessing a community's needs Organization Safety and personal protective equipment Rope Hardware Knots Anchor points Anchor systems Belaying and running protection Access and packaging Descending Mechanical advantage systems Transportation systems Personal ascending Traversing Glossary Answers to study questions Endnotes Bibliography.

Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book

Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book Author Norman Hall
ISBN-10 9781440519161
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Guaranteed Top Scores on Your Firefighter's Exam! Want to be a firefighter? Do you know what is involved in taking the exam? Don't take a chance at failing a test you could ace--learn from the expert, Norman Hall. For more than a decade, Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book has been the #1 test preparation book for prospective firefighters. Back by popular demand, Norman Hall has completely updated and revised this hugely successful book for this second edition, presenting new tips and time-tested methods for attaining the highest scores. Practice your skills using features such as tips on how to pass the physical requirements, practice exams with answer keys, memory aids to help you master the recall test, tables for self-scoring, insights on what a career in firefighting entails, and a discussion of the final interview. Use Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book, 2nd Edition to study hard and score at the top!

Street Smart Firefighting

Street Smart Firefighting Author Robert C. Bingham
ISBN-10 9780974844701
Year 2005-01-30
Pages 303
Language en
Publisher Robert Bingham
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Street Smart Firefighting shows a collection of actual fireground successes and mistakes (and the lessons learned), and gives firefighters everywhere the opportunity to grow, learn and improve.

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.

The Firefighter s Workout Book

The Firefighter s Workout Book Author Michael Stefano
ISBN-10 0060957336
Year 2001-12-24
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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Offers thirty-minute workout routines that cover strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility training, and includes information on nutrition and techniques used by firefighters to stay fit for their physically demanding work.

Firefighter Functional Fitness

Firefighter Functional Fitness Author Jim Moss
ISBN-10 0990844242
Year 2016-07-15
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher
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Firefighter Functional Fitness is the essential guide to optimal firefighter performance and longevity. It provides all firefighters with the knowledge, mindset, and tools to:Maximize their fire ground performance Reduce their risk of injury and experiencing a line-of-duty deathLive a long, healthy career and retirementDesigned for firefighters by firefighters, this book shares the The 4 Pillars of Firefighter Functional Fitness: Physical FitnessRecovery and RestHydrationNutrition and LifestyleIt also reveals the The Big 8 concept, which includes over 100 photos and descriptions of functional exercises, movements, and stretches that are specifically designed to enhance firefighter performance. The Workout Programming chapter gives firefighters numerous options for putting The Big 8 into action, taking into account all levels of fitness. Additionally, each chapter provides practical action steps for both immediate improvement and long-term success.Must-read bonus chapters include:The Importance of Annual Medical EvaluationsAn Analysis of the Fire Service's Cardiovascular EpidemicFirefighter Physical Agility AssessmentsAddressing Organizational Barriers to FitnessFrequently Asked QuestionsAlarmingly, over the past 10 years, the fire service has suffered more than 1,000 line-of-duty deaths. Unfortunately, over 50% of these LODDs were attributed to heart attacks, strokes, and other medical causes. Firefighter Functional Fitness attacks these statistics by providing all firefighters with the tools needed to combat this epidemic.Firefighter Functional Fitness brings together the authors' combined 40+ years of fire service experience and decades of utilizing functional fitness principles. The result is an invaluable resource with the vital tools and knowledge that firefighters desperately need to not only enjoy a healthy and productive career, but also benefit with a healthy retirement.