Pride Ownership

Author: Rick Lasky
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593700784
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book serves as a guide for the seasoned veteran, the new firefighter and everyone in between, bringing them together for what it all takes to have that love for the job.

Pride Ownership DVD

Author: Rick Lasky
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos
ISBN: 9781593701017
Format: PDF, ePub
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A session presented at the FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference) in Indianapolis, 2001. Discusses ways in which fire departments can drive their members to take pride in their job and assume owndership.

Step Up and Lead

Author: Frank Viscuso
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593703082
Format: PDF
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In his new book Step Up and Lead, Frank Viscuso--author, speaker, and career deputy chief--shares the secrets of effective fire service leadership, introduces the traits and skills essential for successful fire service leaders, and discusses the importance of customer service. Designed to help you reach the top of your profession, this new book is considered must-read material for anyone who is ready to step up and lead!

Volunteer Training Officer s Handbook

Author: W. Edward Buchanan
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878148349
Format: PDF, Kindle
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New training officers have the challenging and rewarding task of finding the proper balance between change and tradition as the fire service evolves. This comprehensive guide, by Eddie Buchanan, will provide the volunteer training officer everything needed to develop and implement a successful program while promoting quality and discipline in today's volunteer firefighter firefighter. Alternative delivery options will be presented that allow the volunteer to achieve their training goals while meeting their responsibilities at home. Each book comes with a CD-ROM that includes appendices and instructor materials such as roll call forms, PowerPoint presentations, and notetaking sheets for students. Features & Benefits: Step-by-step implementation process for the volunteer training officer Sceduling templates that meet the training officer's core needs Core training values such as accountability, discipline, and pride. The Volunteer Training Officer's Handbook id ideally suited for the volunteer training officer, chief officer, or firefighter of any rank looking to develop drills and training programs for their department. Both volunteer and paid departments will find the lessons in these pages invaluable!

Crew Resource Management for the Fire Service

Author: Randy Okray
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9781593700065
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This resource aims to reduce injuries and fatalities on the fireground by preventing human error. It provides fire service professionals with the necessary communication, leadership, and decision-making tools to operate safely and effectively under stressful conditions. Although the concept of crew resource management has been around since the 1970s, this is the first book to apply C( to the fire service industry.

Report from Engine Co 82

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780759521421
Format: PDF
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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet rewarding profession.

The Firefighter s Workout Book

Author: Michael Stefano
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060957336
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers thirty-minute workout routines that cover strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility training, and includes information on nutrition and techniques used by firefighters to stay fit for their physically demanding work.

3000 Degrees

Author: Sean Flynn
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446555037
Format: PDF, ePub
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The unforgettable and heartbreaking true story of the firemen who bravely fought "the perfect fire" is now in paperback.

Fire officer s handbook of tactics

Author: John Norman
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593700792
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Modern firefighting is a continually evolving science with new technologies constantly being applied to the fire service. In the latest edition of this perennial favorite, Norman examines these new technologies and how they affect fire ground tactics. He also details the new role firefighters play in homeland security.

Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center

Author: Anthony Kastros
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593700776
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book identifies the key knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the assessment center promotional process. Assessment centers are widely used by fire departments throughout the country. Unfortunately, many candidates fail to prepare for the test by failing to prepare for the position they seek. Whether aspiring to be a Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief or above, this book gives the reader the tools to establish a personal plan for success in the test and in the position. This book is written in a humorous, matter-of-fact style that makes it easy to understand and retain. The reader is taught to truly prepare for the position and make the mental paradigm shift from test candidate to incumbent officer, which is a very unique and effective method. The book provides the reader with the tools needed to create his/her own plan for success. A personal self-assessment helps the aspiring officer evaluate his/her current status and leadership style. This baseline provides the foundation to get the reader asking questions about real-world scenarios that are mimicked in the testing arena. Features & benefits: * Gain a better understanding of what an assessment center is * Contains test exercises, sample problems, rating criteria, scoring sheets, assessor selection and common pitfalls *Learn the 27 knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) spanning the 3 dimensions of leadership, management and emergency scene operations *Gain an in-depth understanding of how to develop their KSAs to succeed in the test and the position This book identifies the key knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the assessment center promotional process. Assessment centers are widely used by fire departments throughout the country. Unfortunately, many candidates fail to prepare for the test by failing to prepare for the position they seek. Whether aspiring to be a Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief or above, this book gives the reader the tools to establish a personal plan for success in the test and in the position. This book is written in a humorous, matter-of-fact style that makes it easy to understand and retain. The reader is taught to truly prepare for the position and make the mental paradigm shift from test candidate to incumbent officer, which is a very unique and effective method. The book provides the reader with the tools needed to create his/her own plan for success. A personal self-assessment helps the aspiring officer evaluate his/her current status and leadership style. This baseline provides the foundation to get the reader asking questions about real-world scenarios that are mimicked in the testing arena. Features & benefits: * Gain a better understanding of what an assessment center is * Contains test exercises, sample problems, rating criteria, scoring sheets, assessor selection and common pitfalls *Learn the 27 knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) spanning the 3 dimensions of leadership, management and emergency scene operations *Gain an in-depth understanding of how to develop their KSAs to succeed in the test and the position