Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response

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Author: Delmar, Cengage Learning
Edition: 003
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781418073206
ISBN 10: 1418073202
Copyright: 2008

Price: $145.95

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Welcome to the world of firefighting! This comprehensive training manual provides you with need to know information critical for development of Firefighter I and II skills, as well as practical advice necessary for proficiency on the job. Meeting 100% of the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001, this new edition seeks to meet and exceed the requirements for firefighting training in order to lead candidates to success on the certification exam, as well as serve as a handy reference for refresher training. Thoroughly revised by a team of respected experts in the fire service, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting & Emergency Response, Third Edition, touches on new practices, technology and initiatives that are a consideration for all firefighters. Current topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more! With a reader-friendly approach, this book is a valuable resource for all fire departments, academies and colleges conducting initial and refresher firefighter training.

Features:

  • Ensure NFPA Standard compliancy by reviewing the detailed guide at the beginning of the book, which correlates chapter content and corresponding page numbers to the 2008 edition of the NFPA Standard 1001 specific Job Performance Requirements
  • Easily identify Firefighter I and II knowledge and skills requirements through an all-new design that highlights the Firefighter II information
  • Obtain proficiency of various hands-on skills required for certification and success on the job with the addition of new step-by-step instructions in our "Job Performance Requirements"
  • Gain a more informed overview of the fire service through new "ViewPoints" boxes highlighting various perspectives on current issues
  • Be safe by following important safety information that is emphasized in the chapters and highlighted in "Safety" boxes throughout the book
  • Remain up to date with new photos and illustrations that focus in on the most current apparatus, equipment, tools and procedures

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