Fundamentals Of Fire Fighter Skills Evidence-Based Practices / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. With superior teaching and learning tools, the first and second editions of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills set a new benchmark in fire fighter training. Now the NFPA, IAFC, and Jones & Bartlett Learning are proud to raise the bar for the fire service again.
The third edition covers the entire spectrum of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as the requirements for Operations level responders in the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. From fire suppression to hazardous materials to emergency medical care, this one volume covers all of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training requirements.
The training program also includes coverage of the UL/NIST research studies and experiments on fire behavior and techniques for ventilation, fire suppression, and search and rescue as a result of the changes in modern building construction and furnishing materials. As a result of these changes, today's fires release energy faster, reach flashover potential sooner, may reach higher temperatures, and are much more likely to become ventilation-limited than building fires of even a few years ago.
Tools for Success
• Quickly identify Fire Fighter II content and skill drills through clear visual roadmaps.
• Rapidly access content through clear and concise Knowledge and Skill Objectives with page references, as well as NFPA 1001 and 472 correlations.
• Encourage critical thinking skills. Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II case studies offer students a genuine context for applying the knowledge presented in the chapter.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.70(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter1 The History and Orientation of the Fire Service Chapter2 Fire Fighter Safety Chapter3 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Chapter4 Fire Service Communications Chapter5 Incident Command System Chapter6 Fire Behavior Chapter7 Building Construction Chapter8 Portable Fire Extinguishers Chapter9 Fire Fighter Tools and Equipment Chapter10 Ropes and Knots Chapter11 Response and Size-Up Chapter12 Forcible Entry Chapter13 Ladders Chapter14 Search and Rescue Chapter15 Ventilation Chapter16 Water Supply Chapter17 Fire Attack and Foam Chapter18 Fire Fighter Survival Chapter19 Salvage and Overhaul Chapter20 Fire Fighter Rehabilitation Chapter21 Wildland and Ground Fires Chapter22 Fire Suppression Chapter23 Preincident Planning Chapter24 Fire and Emergency Medical Care Chapter25 Emergency Medical Care Chapter26 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication Chapter27 Assisting Special Rescue Teams Chapter28 Hazardous Materials: Overview Chapter29 Hazardous Materials: Properties and Effects Chapter30 Hazardous Materials: Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards Chapter31 Hazardous Materials: Implementing a Response Chapter32 Hazardous Materials: Personal Protective Equipment, Scene Safety, and Scene Control Chapter33 Hazardous Materials: Response Priorities and Actions Chapter34 Hazardous Materials: Decontamination Techniques Chapter35 Terrorism Awareness Chapter36 Fire Prevention and Public Education Chapter37 Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems Chapter38 Fire Cause Determination AppendixA An Extract from: NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition AppendixB NFPA 1001 and 472 Correlation AppendixC ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 1001 AppendixD ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 472