Fire Fighter Safety and Survival / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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- Jones & Bartlett Learning
The Third Edition features:
Correlating directly with the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives supported by the NFFF and the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and outcomes for the Associate’s (Core) course Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival (C0281). This book delivers the know-how to help you reduce injuries and fatalities within your department.
Each chapter begins with a Case Study that provides students a means to test their understanding of the chapter concepts in the context of a fictional scenario.
Make a difference in your department with new and evolving ideas that give you the knowledge and tools to succeed without sacrificing cherished, longstanding traditions.
Understand and apply safety concepts introduced in the chapters through realistic scenarios and examples shared by the author.
Broaden your horizons with real examples of safety problems and solutions from other industries where high risk, life safety, and human response all comes into play.
Important new topics were added, including:
NFPA 3000™, Standard for an Active Shooter/ Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program
NFFF Vulnerability Assessment Program (VAP) and Unit ed States Fire Administration USFA Risk Management Practices
New cancer prevention strategies monitoring polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
The use of drones by emergency responders with new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements
A discussion on emotional support aligned with NFPA and the American Psychological Association (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||3rd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
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 Appendix A Standard Operating Procedures Appendix B Fire Fighter Injuries and Fatalities Report Appendix C Fire Department Self-Survey: Analyzing Your Profile Appendix D FESHE Correlation Guide