Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response, 3E
Welcome to the world of firefighting! 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 new edition 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
Thoroughly revised by a team of respected
experts in the fire service, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting
& Emergency Response, Third Edition, touches on new practices,
technology and initiatives that are a consideration for all
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
terrorism response, and much more!
With a reader-friendly approach, this book is
a valuable resource for all fire departments, academies and colleges
conducting initial and refresher firefighter training.
- 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
- Easily identify Firefighter I
and II knowledge and skills requirements through an
all-new design that highlights the Firefighter II
- 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
- 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
NFPA 1001, NFPA 472, and JPR
History, Tradition, and Development of
the American Fire Service.
Fire Dept Organization, Command, and
Communications and Alarms.
Personal Protective Clothing and
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
Fire Hose and Appliances.
Nozzles, Fire Streams, and Foam.
Ropes and Knots.
Salvage, Overhaul, and Fire Cause
Prevention, Public Education, and
HazMat: Laws, Regulations, and
HazMat: Recognition and Identification.
HazMat: Information Resources.
HazMat: Personal Protective Equipment.
HazMat: Protective Actions.
Product Control and Air Monitoring.
Large Incident & Disaster Response.
1056 Pages -
8-1/2x 11 in.
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Fire / Firefighting / Fire Protection / Fire Investigation Related
Books & Study Guides
Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) / FR Clothing
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) / Hazardous
Fire / Firefighting / Fire Protection /
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) & Locations
Building Code Related