Introduction to Fire Protection

Author: Robert Klinoff
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1439058423
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it covers the entire process of becoming a firefighter. Emphasizing the vital skills needed by successful firefighters, the text includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It provides thoroughly updated statistics and covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments from the field. The Fourth Edition is packed with numerous instructor resources and includes user-friendly online platform options like WebCT and Blackboard. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services

Author: Robert Klinoff
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 128403299X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Emergency Services model curriculum, this new Fifth Edition will prepare readers for a career in the fire or emergency services. Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services provides an overview of the fire service, from history and culture to the basics of chemistry and physics, fire protection systems, and strategic and tactical considerations for wildland or structural fires. The Fifth Edition has also been updated to include new or expanded coverage of risk management, Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1, the U.S. Fire Problem from local and federal perspectives, wildfire issues and the impacts of global warming, and much more.

An Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering for Buildings

Author: J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
Publisher: Guyer Partners
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This publication provides introductory technical guidance for mechanical engineers and other professional engineers, building managers and construction managers interested in fire protection engineering for buildings. Here is what is discussed:1. INTRODUCTION 2. FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING 3. BUILDING MATERIALS AND DESIGN 4. WATER SUPPLY FOR FIRE PROTECTION 5. FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS 6. FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS 7. SPECIAL OCCUPANCIES AND HAZARDS 8. OCCUPANCY HAZARD CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 9. CODES AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

An Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering

Author: J. Paul Guyer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781973202257
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This publication provides professional engineers, architects and construction managers with 125 pages of technical guidance for fire protection engineering. Here is what is discussed: 1. FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING, 2. INSPECTION, TESTIING AND MAINTENANCE, 3. FIRE PROTECTION FOR MDICAL FACILITIES, 4. FIRE STATIONS, 5. FIRE EXTINGUISHING AND ALARM SYSTEMS.

Fundamentals of Fire Protection

Author: Arthur E. Cote
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0877655952
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Up-to-date, broad-based training for fire service candidates and in-service professionals! Comprehensive coverage--from fire basics to fire department operations- and based on objectives established by the National Fire Academy. Written by experienced fire service faculty from colleges and fire departments, Fundamentals of Fire Protection provides a solid introduction to the full range of fire protection topics. Designed for classroom instruction or self-study, this authoritative resource is a suggested text for the model FESHE curriculum course Principles of Emergency Services (formerly Fundamentals of Fire Protection). It is i deal for students preparing to enter the field or fire protection professionals who want to advance their career. Fundamentals is the only text organized around the Principles of Emergency Services course developed by the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Conference. Comprised of faculty from over 100 institutions of higher learning with a fire science curriculum, FESHE's model curriculum sets uniform objectives for quality fire and emergency services education. Fundamentals of Fire Protection's 12 chapters are designed for a 12- or 13-week semester of study. Each chapter features measurable educational objectives based on those developed by FESHE, review questions with answer key, and student activities. Easy for instructors to use and for students to understand.

Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional

Author: Lon H. Ferguson
Publisher: Bernan Press
ISBN: 1598887122
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional takes an in-depth look at fire hazards in the workplace—from the substances required to do business to the building construction itself—and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and fire prevention plans, implement effective alarm and detection systems and fire extinguishment systems, and develop a comprehensive fire program management plan that is in compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and National Fire Protection Association standards.