Introduction to Fire Prevention

Introduction to Fire Prevention

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The prevention of unwanted fires has long been considered the responsibility of the modern-day fire department, however other agencies and organizations play a vital part in educating the public about fire prevention. From the responsibilities of the fire department to the role of the private and public sectors, this best-selling text presents a broad-based look at fire prevention including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. The sixth edition has been updated to cover current concepts in all aspects of fire prevention and features lessons learned from recent fire tragedies.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 203.2 x 254 x 17.8mm | 703.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0131190318
  • 9780131190313

Table of contents

Chapter 1 History and Philosophy of Fire PreventionChapter 2 Status of Education, Engineering, and Enforcement in USAChapter 3 Public Fire and Life Safety Education ProgramsChapter 4 Enforcing Fire Safety ComplianceChapter 5 Fire Safety Inspection ProceduresChapter 6 Preparing Fire Service Personnel for Fire Prevention DutiesChapter 7 Organization and Administration of Municipal Fire Prevention UnitsChapter 8 Instilling Positive Fire ReactionChapter 9 Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private SectorChapter 10 Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public SectorChapter 11 Fire Prevention Through Arson SuppressionChapter 12 International Practices in Fire PreventionChapter 13 Fire Prevention ResearchChapter 14 Proving Fire Prevention Works
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