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.

Fire Fighter s Handbook of Hazardous Materials

Fire Fighter s Handbook of Hazardous Materials Author Charles J. Baker
ISBN-10 076373408X
Year 2005-05
Pages 494
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Hazardous materials are an inevitable part of every fire fighter's job. Knowing how to operate safely and take the necessary precautions is crucial. The Fire Fighter's Handbook of Hazardous Materials, Seventh Edition is a quick and simple reference book of hazardous substances that fire fighters are likely to encounter.

The Firefighter s Fitness Handbook

The Firefighter   s Fitness Handbook Author Al Wasser
ISBN-10 9781428361485
Year 2009-04-13
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Promote good health and safe practices in your fire department with the simple fitness program outlined in THE FIREFIGHTER’S FITNESS HANDBOOK. Beneficial to the both the individual firefighter, as well as the entire department, this bookprovides a total health evaluation and fitness program designed specifically for firefighters. This book focuses on the special needs of the firefighter and is Built around the joint labor management Wellness-Fitness Initiative (WFI) and compatible with both the NFPA standard 1583, and the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. The book begins by covering the stress levels and physical risks inherent to the job itself, then identifies the principles of successful fitness program design tohelp firefighters evaluate their own health and fitness levels and program goals. Proper nutrition, the importance of mental training, and a look at common firefighter injuries illustrates the critical role that physical fitness plays in the success and well-being of our nations firefighters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fire Engineering s Handbook for Firefighter I and II

Fire Engineering s Handbook for Firefighter I and II Author Glenn P. Corbett
ISBN-10 9781593701352
Year 2009
Pages 1200
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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Written to include all the minimum requirements of the 2008 NFPA professional qualifications standards 1001 and 472 and beyond, Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II lays out the combined wisdom and experience of more than 40 accomplished fire service professionals from around the United States -- the only collection of its kind in one book! Edited by Glenn Corbett, Fire Engineering magazine's technical editor, this new text is aimed at giving readers access to practical, real-world, time-tested knowledge and skills and being a trusted resource for instructors and students alike. Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II is a highly-readable and thorough guide that engages the student and satisfies the needs of the instructor by covering basic fire topics and addressing techniques and issues that are relevant to the firefighter candidate. Inside these pages the instructor will find expert advice from the nationally-known leaders from Fire Engineering magazine and FDIC. With full-color throughout, at-a-glance information, color photos, and detailed illustrations, readers will easily make their way through our book without being overwhelmed or distracted by unnecessary elements. The 1,200-page handbook is bound in a hardcover for durability. Inside each book, we've tucked a Student Resource Disk that contains insightful interviews with the authors and a glossary of key terms. We've also included with the handbook a sturdy wire-bound Skill Drills book that will take you step-by-step through more than 245 skills. If you're ready for a new approach to training Firefighter I and II, look no further than the leaders in fire service education: Fire Engineering.

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.

Firefighter s Handbook

Firefighter s Handbook Author Delmar Learning
ISBN-10 1428339825
Year 2008-09-30
Pages 1272
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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For the first time, a single resource can provide you with all the practical firefighting knowledge you need - structured to match the way you learn it! Unlike any other book available, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighter I and Firefighter II divides need-to-know firefighting basics into distinct sections for Firefighter I and Firefighter II. The book uses all the same content and features as the original Firefighter's Handbook, so it is easy to use, meets the requirements set forth by the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001 and 2008 NFPA Standard 472 100%, and covers everything from firefighting basics to first aid and hazardous materials operations. By separating the content into various modules, this book is the perfect fit for anyone who learns Firefighter I and II in separate courses, but prefers all the information in one comprehensive resource. Benefits: * Ensure NFPA Standard compliancy by reviewing the detailed guide at the beginning of the book, which correlates chapter content and corresponding page numbers to the 2008 edition of the NFPA Standard 1001 specific Job Performance Requirements * Obtain proficiency of various hands-on skills required for certification and success on the job with the addition of new step-by-step instructions in our "Job Performance Requirements" * Gain a more informed overview of the fire service through new "ViewPoints" boxes highlighting various perspectives on current issues * Be safe by following important safety information that is emphasized in the chapters and highlighted in "Safety" boxes throughout the book * Remain up to date with new photos and illustrations that focus in on the most current apparatus, equipment, tools and procedures. * Instructors conduct training more efficiently through a corresponding curriculum that reflects the content and organization of this unique version of the Firefighter's Handbook

Many Women Strong A Handbook for Women Firefighters

Many Women Strong  A Handbook for Women Firefighters Author U. S. Department of Homeland Security
ISBN-10 1312782501
Year 2014-12-24
Pages 100
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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Women have a long history as firefighters, yet only recently have significant numbers of women begun to choose the fire service as a career. While some volunteer fire departments have included women for years, many others are beginning to do so only now. A woman considering volunteer service or a career as a firefighter often has many questions. What does the work involve? How can I best prepare myself for it? What are the challenges and rewards of firefighting? How will the fire department and the other firefighters accept me? This handbook was created to help women who would like to become career, volunteer, or seasonal firefighters, as well as those who have just started on the job and are seeking guidance. It offers insights and suggestions from women who have been there: female firefighters, officers, and chiefs from all across the country. It attempts to present firefighting as it really is--neither glamorized nor trivialized--and to share answers to questions women commonly have...

Occupational Outlook Handbook 1994 1995

Occupational Outlook Handbook  1994 1995 Author DIANE Publishing Company
ISBN-10 0788107941
Year 1994-05-01
Pages 350
Language en
Publisher DIANE Publishing
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A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive "encyclopedia" of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.

Fire Officer s Handbook of Tactics

Fire Officer s Handbook of Tactics Author John Norman
ISBN-10 9781593702793
Year 2012
Pages 634
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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John Norman has updated his best-selling book, a guide for the firefighter and fire officer who, having learned the basic mechanics of the trade, are looking for specific methods for handling specific situations. In this new fourth edition, readers will find a new chapter on lightweight construction, a new chapter on electrical fires and emergencies, updates to many chapters including such topics as wind-driven fires, and many new illustrations.