Exam Prep Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Exam Prep  Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Author Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
ISBN-10 9781449668327
Year 2011-09-06
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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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!

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Author Iafc
ISBN-10 9781449641542
Year 2014-09-18
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Each new print copy of Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations 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. A fire fighter’s ability to recognize an incident involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) is critical. They must possess the knowledge required to identify the presence of hazardous materials and WMD, and have an understanding of what their role is within the response plan. The second edition of 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, Second Edition meets and exceeds the requirements for first responders within the 2013 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 • Mass and technical decontamination • Evidence preservation and sampling • Product control • Victim rescue and recovery • Air monitoring and sampling • Illicit laboratory incidents The second edition features: • A new chapter on Fire Smoke designed to teach hazardous materials responders how to prevent, protect, detect, diagnose, and appropriately treat smoke inhalation. • Knowledge and Skills Objectives correlated to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. • Detailed step-by-step skill drills with which include the corresponding NFPA job performance requirement. • Scenario based learning tools including You are the Responder, Responder in Action, and Voices of Experience case studies to encourage critical thinking skills. • Responder Tips and Safety Tips to provide helpful advice from hazardous materials veterans.

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Author
ISBN-10 9780763771218
Year 2009-10
Pages 170
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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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.

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Author Ben A. Hirst
ISBN-10 0763728535
Year 2004-11
Pages 177
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a HAZMAT 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.rs"s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & 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! Benefits of the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation include: Emphasizing areas of weakness Providing immediate feedback Learning material through context and association Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations includes: Practice HAZMAT Awareness & Operations examinations Self-scoring guide with page references for further study Winning test-taking tips and helpful hints Coverage of NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2002 Edition

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Author Ben A. Hirst
ISBN-10 0763728462
Year 2005-06
Pages 106
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Department Safety Officer certification, promotion, or training examination.

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Author Ben A. Hirst
ISBN-10 9781449640392
Year 2011-09-28
Pages 110
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Technician is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials Technician 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 Technician is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and b

Hazardous Materials for First Responders

Hazardous Materials for First Responders Author Ifsta
ISBN-10 0132786044
Year 2011-02-28
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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The 4th edition of Hazardous Materials for First Responders is written for emergency first responders who are mandated by law and/or called upon by necessity to prepare for and respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. It serves as a primary text for personnel seeking to meet the requirements of NFPA® 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents (2008 edition) for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies. The purpose of this book is to provide first responders with the information they need to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. Its scope is limited to giving detailed information about initial operations. Learning objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter to assist the reader in focusing on the appropriate topic and knowledge and review questions are located at the end of each chapter. Skill sheets are provided at the end of many chapters to provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform crucial skills and activities. The book is divided into three parts designed to meet the competencies of NFPA® 472. The first three chapters address Awareness-Level competencies. The next four chapters address Operations core competencies. The last seven chapters address Mission-Specific competencies.

Hazardous Materials Incidents

Hazardous Materials Incidents Author Chris Hawley
ISBN-10 1428317961
Year 2008
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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Keeping hazardous materials responders up-to-date with national concerns and emerging technologies, Hazardous Materials Incidents, 3E continues to provide practical knowledge of how to effectively and safely respond to hazardous materials incidents. This book has been updated to cover the competencies of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 472 Standard including comprehensive coverage of Awareness, Operations and Ops + levels. Technical information is translated through a reader-friendly straight-forward approach, making this an essential manual for risk based response training.

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Author Ben A. Hirst
ISBN-10 0763728527
Year 2005-01
Pages 114
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Provides test-taking tips, a subject review, and practice examiniations.

Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident

Hazardous Materials  Managing the Incident Author Gregory G. Noll
ISBN-10 9781449632830
Year 2012-12-15
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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A Complete Training Solution for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Incident Commanders! In 1982, the authors Mike Hildebrand and Greg Noll, along with Jimmy Yvorra, first introduced the concept of the Eight-Step Process© for managing hazardous materials incidents when their highly regarded manual, Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident was published. Now in its Fourth Edition, this text is widely used by fire fighters, hazmat teams, bomb squads, industrial emergency response teams, and other emergency responders who may manage unplanned hazardous materials incidents. As a result of changing government regulations and consensus standards, as well as the need for terrorism response training, Mr. Noll and Mr. Hildebrand have modified and refined their process of managing hazmat incidents and added enhanced content, tips, case studies, and detailed charts and tables. The Fourth Edition contains comprehensive content covering: • Hazard assessment and risk evaluation • Identifying the problem and implementing the response plan • Hazardous materials properties and effects • Identifying and coordinating resources • Decontamination procedures • The Eight-Step Process© • Personal protective equipment selection • Procedures for terminating the incident The Fourth Edition’s dynamic features include: • Knowledge and Skills Objectives correlated to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents • ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrices for the Hazardous Materials Technician and Hazardous Materials Incident Commander levels • Correlation matrix to the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Bachelor’s (Non- Core) Managerial Issues in Hazardous Materials Course Objectives • Realistic, detailed case studies • Practical, step-by-step skill drills • Important hazardous materials technician and safety tips

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials Author Eugene Meyer
ISBN-10 013314688X
Year 2013-07-18
Pages 765
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, Sixth Edition, covers basic chemistry for emergency responders, guiding students who are often non-science majors through the process of understanding the chemical properties that make materials hazardous. This text covers many essential hazardous materials topics, such as the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS); terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents; and the latest best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials. This new edition continues to emphasize the hazardous materials regulations established by the OSHA, the U.S. D.O.T., and the EPA. Online supplemental teaching materials are available to help instructors and students get the most from their EMS course. Resource Central, accessed through www.bradybooks.com, offers instructors online supplemental teaching material, such as test banks and customizable PowerPoint lectures to aid in the classroom. These instructor resources are also available through Pearson's Instructor Resource Center. Students have access to a variety online study aids tailored to their EMS course.

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!

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.