Fire Fighter's Handbook : Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response
This text details the job of a firefighter at the beginning of the 21st century. Starting with the basic requirements of Firefighter I + II, the text also includes extensive information on subjects such as hazardous materials and terrorism.ext is written by a vari ety of experts with many years of practical as well as training experience. The all-in-one format of the text provides an alternative to using several different manuals to train students for the Firefighter I + II and Hazardous Materials Operations levels.
- Paperback | 928 pages
- 216.2 x 278.4 x 37.1mm | 2,269.26g
- 05 Feb 2000
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- Illustrations (some col.), ports. (some col.)
Table of contents
History, Tradition & Development of the American Fire Service. Organization, Command, and Cotrol. Communications & Alarms. Fire Behavior. Firefighter Safety. Protective Clothing. Protective Breathing Apparatus. Portable Extinguishers. Water Supply. Fire Hoses and Appliances. Fire Streams. Protective Systems. Building Construction. Ladders. Ropes and Knots. Rescue Procedures. Forcible Entry. Ventilation. Fire Suppression.Salvage, Cause Determination, and Overhaul. Fire Prevention and Education. Emergency Medical Services. Firefighter Survival. Hazardous Materials: Laws, Regulations, and Standards. Recognition and Identification. Information Resources. Protection. Protective Actions. Product Control, Air Monitoring. Terrorism Awareness.