Fire Fighter Safety and Survival / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Fire Fighter Safety and Survival is an essential guide designed to keep fire fighters safe from the many hazards they will face on-the-job. Developed around the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, this textbook provides scores of real-life examples from the fire service and other high-risk industries to illustrate the dangers of fire fighting. More importantly, these examples help readers to stay safe in similar situations by offering helpful information on risk management, how to incorporate safety procedures within their department, and how to foster a culture of safety to ensure that "Everyone Goes Home."
The Second Edition features:
Coverage of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Firefighter Safety and Survival model curriculum.
Updated statistics, references, and examples from recent events
Over 100 real-life examples from the fire service and nuclear, medical, military, and airline industries to provide readers with a complete understanding of risk management, safety systems, and situational awareness principles.
Fire science students, seasoned professionals, and rookies alike can turn to Fire Fighter Safety and Survival, Second Edition for the knowledge and tools needed to make their fire departments safer without sacrificing cherished, long-standing traditions.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Defining a Cultural Change Chapter 2 Enhancing Accountability Chapter 3 Applying Risk Management Techniques Chapter 4 Eliminating Unsafe Acts Chapter 5 Implementing Training and Certification Standards Chapter 6 Developing Medical and Fitness Standards Chapter 7 Creating a Research Agenda Chapter 8 Utilizing Available Technology Chapter 9 Investigating Fatalities, Injuries, and Near-Misses Chapter 10 Blending Grants and Safety Chapter 11 Establishing Response Standards Chapter 12 Examining Response to Violent Incidents Chapter 13 Providing Emotional Support Chapter 14 Enabling Public Education Chapter 15 Advocating Residential Fire Sprinklers Chapter 16 Engineering Safety into Equipment