Introduction to Fire Prevention

Introduction to Fire Prevention

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For courses in Fire Prevention.This text thoroughly addresses the educational and administrative aspects of fire prevention, covering the contributions of both the public and private sectors. Offering an outstanding historical perspective on the field, the text examines fire safety programs, research activities, and arson suppression as a fire prevention measure. It uses a number of examples of actual programs and procedures- including numerous international comparisons (including Canadian programs)-and emphasizes relevant areas such as inspections, training and public awareness.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 177.8 x 238.76 x 22.86mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130139165
  • 9780130139160

Table of contents

1. History and Philosophy of Fire Prevention. 2. Development and Enactment of Fire Safety Codes. 3. Organization and Administration of Municipal Fire Prevention Efforts. 4. Preparing Fire Service Personnel for Fire Prevention Duties. 5. Fire Safety Inspection Procedures. 6. Enforcement of Fire Safety Codes. 7. Programs for Public Fire Safety Education. 8. Instilling Positive Fire Reaction. 9. Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector. 10. Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public Sector. 11. Fire Prevention Through Arson Suppression. 12. Fire Prevention Research. 13. International Efforts in Fire Prevention. 14. Proving Fire Prevention Works.show more

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