Fire Prevention, 2E
PRINCIPLES OF FIRE PREVENTION, 2E
addresses our nation's efforts at fire prevention and the importance
of reducing fire loss.
Based on the National Fire Academy FESHE
course for Fire Prevention, this book will help
readers understand the value of fire prevention, protection
and associated programs.
This new edition focuses on recent fire
events, important lessons learned, and how a strong fire prevention
program can serve to mitigate the threat of fire. Current
statistics, building codes and references to the 2009 Edition of
NFPA Standard 1031 are reflected in this edition to ensure
readers remain up to date.
In addition, PRINCIPLES OF FIRE PREVENTION, 2E
covers the elements of public education, plan review, inspection and
investigation as well as the logistics of staffing and financial
management so that your learners are fully prepared to lead a
successful fire prevention program
- Explains not only the
critical factors in leading a successful fire
prevention program, but also the why - the value of
fire prevention, protection and associated programs
in reducing the loss of property and life.
- Follows the National Fire
Academy FESHE course outline for Fire
Prevention for national standardized training.
- Describes how fire prevention
efforts evolved and reports out on current
statistics and recent fire events to offer a
realistic perspective on the threats of fire.
- References applicable
building codes and the 2009 Edition of NFPA Standard
1031 to keep up to date with the latest requirements
in fire prevention and inspection.
- Discusses the functions of a
fire prevention program –plan review, inspections,
investigations, and public education, as well as the
logistics - record-keeping, and personnel and
Fire and Emergency Services Higher
Education (FESHE) Correlation.
NFPA 1031 Correlation.
1. The Basis for Fire Prevention.
2. Public Fire Prevention Organizations
3. Private Fire Protection and
4. Fire Prevention through the Codes
5. Plan Review.
7. Fire Protection Systems Testing.
8. Other Fire Prevention Functions.
9. Fire Prevention through
10. Fire Prevention through Public
Education, Awareness, and the Public Forum.
11.Fire Prevention Records and Record
13. Financial Management.
About the Author:
David Diamantes is a fire
prevention/protection consultant, code trainer, curriculum developer
and author. He retired after twenty-five years with the Fairfax
County, Virginia Fire and Rescue Department, where he served as a
firefighter, company officer and fire prevention officer.
Mr. Diamantes has served as an instructor at
the National Fire Academy, Northern Virginia Community College,
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute in College Park, Maryland,
Harrisburg Area Community College, Virginia Fire Marshal Academy and
for the International Code Council.
He holds the following certifications:
Certified Building Official (CBO), International Code Council; Fire
Inspector, Commonwealth of Virginia; Building Inspector,
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Residential Building Inspector,
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Building Plans Examiner, Commonwealth
David Diamantes is also the author of
PREVENTION: INSPECTION AND CODE ENFORCEMENT and is a contributing
author for FIRE OFFICER 3E and BUILDING DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATION,
3E. He received an Associate's Degree in Fire Science
Administration/Fire Investigation from Northern Virginia Community
College and a Bachelor of Fire Science Degree from the University of
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