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Aircraft Accidents: A Practical Guide for Responders
DE-1401879101
$77.95 $66.25

Aircraft Accidents: A Practical Guide for Responders -

Prepare for the most unexpected event-responding to an aircraft accident-with this practical guidebook.

Straight-forward and concise, this book prepares emergency responders in any type of agency or community for the successful response to aircraft accidents.

First responders will learn how to communicate and work effectively with the various agencies involved in a fire, crash, and post-fire environment.

An overview on airplane anatomy will familiarize responders with various types of aircraft and associated hazards, while a focus on preplanning, available resources, approach of the aircraft, and various safety and medical issues, arms responders with the necessary tools to mitigate the incident. - more

Bioterrorism: A Guide for First Responders
DE-0974063223
$27.95

Bioterrorism: A Guide for First Responders -

An effective pocket guide specifically designed to help first responders deal with the unique nature of a biological terrorist attack.

From personal protection to emergency actions to the guidelines for the 12 most probable biological agents, this book allows all responders to be on the same page, even when communications fail.

Because of its ease of use and durability, this book is ideal for field use. It provides quick access to life saving information faster than any emergency response guidebook currently available.

The second edition contains an additional ten pages of emergency actions and general preparedness, and gives users quick access to potential signs and symptoms produced by biological agents through a global signs and symptoms matrix chart. - more

Chemical/Nuclear Terrorism: A Guide for First Responders
DE-0974063231
$27.95

Chemical/Nuclear Terrorism: A Guide for First Responders -

An ideal pocket guide for first responders during the aftermath of a chemical or nuclear terrorist attack

From evacuation distances to emergency actions to the guidelines for nerve, blister and choking agents, this book allows all responders to be on the same page, even when communications fail.

Because of its ease of use and durability, this book is ideal for field use. It provides quick access to life saving information faster than any emergency response guidebook currently available.

The second edition provides essential, up-to-date information on terrorism preparedness, and gives users quick access to potential signs and symptoms produced by chemical agents through a global signs and symptoms matrix chart. - more
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Explosives Identification Guide
DE-1401878210
$47.95

Explosives Identification Guide -

Explosives Identification Guide, Second Edition, is an excellent quick reference for emergency responders - providing the necessary information to effectively identify explosives by type, and how each should be treated.

Written with a straight-forward, non-technical approach, this book covers both commercial type and military ordnance explosives, and explains bomb search procedures in a manner that is easy to understand.

Keeping up to date, this edition also includes an all-new chapter on weapons of mass destruction, and features new photos depicting modern-day explosives. - more

Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response
DE-1418073202
$99.95 $89.95

Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response -

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 refresher training.

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 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 terrorism response, and much more...


         
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Hazardous Materials Chemistry: Field Operations Guide
DE-1401880908
$66.95 $59.95

Hazardous Materials Chemistry, Field Operations Guide -

Diagrams and charts help to present need-to-know information in a straight-forward manner for quick incident response

Hazardous Materials Chemistry, the Field Operations Guide offers firefighters working in the field a reference for quickly identifying and responding to hazardous materials.

By translating the classroom training into response in the field, responders can assist in critical decision-making at the scene of the incident using vital information, reference tables and figures drawn from the book making this a valuable resource for any hazardous materials responder. - more

Hazardous Materials Field Guide
DE-1418038288
$75.95 $67.95

Hazardous Materials Field Guide -

Thoroughly updated for the second edition, the Hazardous Materials Field Guide provides critical information for emergency responders on the scene of an incident.

Whether the incident involves hazardous materials, a clandestine laboratory, terrorism or a confined space operation, this user-friendly resource includes information that is consistent with the mission of all agencies.

In addition, new information on NIMS, the movement to an international placard system, as well as coverage of bioterrorism materials keeps the guide current with the considerations facing emergency responders today.

Flow charts verify critical procedure considerations that must be managed immediately, then set the stage for support response when an incident requires interagency cooperation. - more

Hazardous Materials Incidents, 3E
DE-1428317961
$101.95 $86.66

Hazardous Materials Incidents, 3E -

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.

Suitable for fire service, law enforcement, disaster management and terrorism training courses, as well as any HazMat courses at the Awareness and Operations training levels. - more

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Hazardous Materials: Regulations, Response & Site Operations
DE-1418049921
$165.95 $139.95

Hazardous Materials: Regulations, Response & Site Operations -

All the regulatory requirements associated with the handling, clean-up and storage of hazardous materials (HAZWOPER) are brought together in this reader friendly book.

Revisions to this edition include expanded regulations for dealing with an intentional release of a hazardous material in a terrorist incident, as well as pre-emergency plans for hazardous materials operations and response programs needed to effectively deal with natural disasters.

Considered by many as an authoritative, comprehensive guide to Hazmat operations, this book examines OSHA regulations, risk evaluation, incident management, hazardous site operations, and more in order to effectively train hazmat responders. - more

Hot Zone Log, Personal Hazmat Record
DE-1401872298
$43.95

Hot Zone Log, Personal Hazmat Record -

Ideal for HazMat technicians and trained personnel who respond to and operate in contaminated environments

For the first time, HazMat responders have a book that will effectively track exposure to hot zones by recording medical monitoring of vital signs both pre- and post-operations, as well as time "on air" and other duties assigned in the hot zone.

This pocket-sized personal log enables individuals to maintain a historical record of personal performance following the completion of training events to actual HazMat incidents.

It is ideal for HazMat technicians and trained personnel who respond to and operate in contaminated environments, especially where Level-A or Level-B Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is required. - more
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Jobsite First Aid: A Field Guide for the Construction Industry
DE-1111038635
$24.95

New!Jobsite First Aid: A Field Guide for the Construction Industry -

The perfect complement to hands-on safety training...

When a jobsite emergency arises, it's the people on the job that are the first responders. This gives those people the contractors, the construction workers, and anyone else onsite the critical responsibility of quickly and effectively acting to minimize damage and maximize safety. Prepare for this important role with JOBSITE FIRST AID: A FIELD GUIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

This book takes a systematic approach to responding to emergency situations, from minor burns to life-threatening events and situations.

It is the perfect complement to hands-on safety training, and it's ideally packaged to fit into your toolbox, glove box, or desk drawer, so that it can be easily accessed when needed. - more

Large Scale Incident Management
DE-1428359931
$43.95

Large Scale Incident Management -

Taking the approach that experience is the best teacher, Large Scale Incident Management is the first book of its kind to use a major, real-life, contemporary event to teach key incident management concepts.

The book places readers in the Incident Commander seat for the EQ chemical fires that occurred in Apex, North Carolina, in October 2006: an event that lasted three days, shut down an entire city, and displaced 17,000 citizens.

Using this large-scale incident as a running example of how critical components of successful incident management are actually applied in real life, it provides detailed insight into important topics in the field.

With this unique, real-life approach, the book is both engaging and instructional, leaving readers with a solid understanding, not only of large scale incident management concepts, but also how to apply them. - more

Technical Rescuer: Confined Space Levels I and II
DE-1428324100
$74.95 $67.45

Technical Rescuer: Confined Space I and II -

TECHNICAL RESCUER: CONFINED SPACE LEVELS I AND II meets the intent of Chapter 7 of the NFPA 1006, 2008 edition.

This book drives the reader to become proactive in rescue by recognizing the hazards of a confined space, identifying which of those hazards can be managed and then taking the steps to manage the hazard. It also covers the basic information that provides the foundation for rescue operations.

Advanced confined rescue skills come from knowing these essential elements, defining the problem and then applying your knowledge and training. TECHNICAL RESCUER: CONFINED SPACE LEVELS I AND II reiterates that there is no single method for an effective confined space rescue, but there are certain key elements that are applicable to all confined space rescues. - more

Technical Rescuer: Rope Rescue Levels I and II
DE-1428320563
$84.95 $76.45

Technical Rescuer: Rope Rescue I and II -

Detailed instructions for numerous rope rescue techniques

Practical, thorough, and current, this guide to rope rescue offers you detailed instructions for numerous rope rescue techniques, as well as industry insight on how to apply these techniques effectively on scene..

With a comprehensive yet simplified approach to a wide variety of techniques, the book breaks down some of the barriers that have traditionally divided urban rope rescue teams and rural or wilderness rescue teams.

Based on the 2008 NFPA Standard 1006 and 2009 NFPA Standard 1670 Technical Rescuer: Rope Rescue provides expansive coverage, including commonly used knots, practical rigging methods, incident and scene management, lowering systems, tensioned rope systems, and more.

Technical Rescuer: Trench Levels I and II
DE-1428335072
$84.95 $76.45

Technical Rescuer: Trench Levels I and II -

Ensure compliance with Chapter 8 of the 2008 Edition of NFPA Standard 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications

Technical Rescuer: Trench meets the requirements for Chapter 8 of the 2008 Edition of NFPA Standard 1006 and focuses on the key topics of trench rescue, from exploring the characteristics of trench collapse to the necessary steps for developing an efficient trench rescue team.

Offering comprehensive coverage of key concepts, including illustrating the breakdown of the trench, developing a response plan, implementing rescue operations and the necessary skills for successful leadership and management, this book helps the rescuer both prepare for the incident as well as understand how these skills contribute to a successful response. - more

Visual Dictionary of Firefighting Tools & Resources
DE-1401897908
$89.95

Visual Dictionary of Firefighting Tools and Resources -

Comprehensive coverage of structural firefighting, rescue operation and wildland firefighting tools, as well as coverage of pump operator, hazardous materials and aircraft resources

Designed especially for visual learners, the Visual Dictionary of Firefighting Tools is a one-stop resource containing definitions for various tools utilized in search and rescue, as well as other resources critical to incident response.

Photos and graphics accompany the terms and definitions for easy identification.

A handy reference for firefighters, fire officers and instructors, this book will fit into any classroom or fire department. - more

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