Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Author: David W. Dodson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041956

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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The third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest trends, information, and best-practices needed by current and aspiring Incident Safety Officers (ISO’s). Developed in partnership with the Fire Department Safety Officer’s Association and based on the 2015 Edition of NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, this authoritative resource focuses uniquely on the roles, responsibilities, and duties for fire service officers assigned to the incident command staff position of safety officer. From smoke reading to alternative energy sources to green construction buildings, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Third Edition is loaded with up-to-date information needed to keep fire department members safe, including: A new chapter dedicated to the Incident Safety Officer at Training Drills and Special Events Entire chapters devoted to important topics like reading smoke, reading buildings,

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Author: David W. Dodson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284107124

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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The third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest trends, information, and best-practices needed by current and aspiring Incident Safety Officers (ISO’s). Developed in partnership with the Fire Department Safety Officer’s Association and based on the 2015 Edition of NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, this authoritative resource focuses uniquely on the roles, responsibilities, and duties for fire service officers assigned to the incident command staff position of safety officer. From smoke reading to alternative energy sources to green construction buildings, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Third Edition is loaded with up-to-date information needed to keep fire department members safe, including: A new chapter dedicated to the Incident Safety Officer at Training Drills and Special Events Entire chapters devoted to important topics like reading smoke, reading buildings,

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Author: David Dodson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418009423

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

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The best way to reduce firefighter injuries and deaths at incidents is the appointment of a well-prepared proactive Incident Safety Officer(ISO). This book primes aspiring and current Safety Officers to meet and exceed the specific job functions outlined in the 2007 Edition of NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer, as well as to aggressively pursue the operation of a highly efficient safety program. Extensively revised, the second edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer incorporates topics specifically focused on further developing and improving existing safety programs. Fundamental coverage of job functions for successful handling of incidents involving hazardous materials, technical rescue, wildland fire, and other disasters is accompanied by explanations of the critical skills required to be a proficient Safety Officer, including the processes of reading smoke, anticipating risk, predicting building collapse, and improving firefighter rehabilitation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exam Prep

Fire Department Safety Officer

Author: Ben A. Hirst,International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763728465

Category: Study Aids

Page: 106

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Designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Department Safety Officer certification, promotion, or training examination.

Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services

Author: James S. Angle

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284035913

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services model curriculum, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the many components of occupational safety and health for the emergency services. This textbook provides a historical look at industrial safety and health and how history has impacted the emergency services by providing a safer work environment that reduces first responder deaths and injuries.

Fire Officer: Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 128402668X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

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Your Complete Fire Officer I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution! The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the Third Edition includes the following updates: Separation of Fire Officer I and II Level content throughout the textbook and student, instructor, and technology resources. The latest developments in social media and media relations; NIST research on fire dynamics; fire fighter safety and health issues; and fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices. A reorganization of chapters to improve course delivery, including a new chapter on Rules of Engagement. New end-of-chapter tools, including Fire Captain (Fire Officer II) activities and comprehensive case studies that progress within each chapter throughout the textbook. All new Voices of Experience essays and Near-Miss Reports. Addresses the course objectives for FESHE's Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration model curriculum The following resources will accompany the textbook and help instructors provide their students with an interactive and engaging learning experience: Web Tools Learning Management System eBook Interactive Lectures TestPrep Build the next generation of great fire service leaders with the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice."

Chief Officer

Principles and Practice

Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs,National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763779296

Category: Medical

Page: 306

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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Hazardous Materials Incidents

Surviving the Initial Response

Author: Steven M. DeLisi

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593700717

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 259

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First responders who arrive on scene of a hazardous materials incident may be assigned to an engine, ladder truck, rescue, or ambulance with very little sophisticated HAZMAT equipment. Despite these limitations, their actions during the initial response will often set the stage for the success or failure of the entire event. Many incidents start out as minor “routine” events that suddenly escalate when something goes terribly wrong. Perhaps first responders did not anticipate the involvement of hazardous materials in a response to a rear-end collision involving two passenger vehicles, an EMS call at a residence for difficulty breathing, or a trash fire. That is until it was too late! First responders, despite their best intentions, can quickly become part of any hazardous materials problem. The results can be first responders who are killed or seriously injured, or those who suffer devastating illnesses years after exposure to a hazardous material. Even if you have hours of training on hazardous materials response, this book will provide every reader with… • Practical advice based on the real-life experiences of first responders • A one-stop source on topics such as atmospheric monitors and class B foam • Steps to managing “routine” incidents to prevent them from becoming disasters • Limitations of federal hazardous materials regulations you need to know • Real-world examples of first responders who won (or lost) the battle with hazardous materials First responders who arrive on scene of a hazardous materials incident may be assigned to an engine, ladder truck, rescue, or ambulance with very little sophisticated HAZMAT equipment. Despite these limitations, their actions during the initial response will often set the stage for the success or failure of the entire event. Many incidents start out as minor “routine” events that suddenly escalate when something goes terribly wrong. Perhaps first responders did not anticipate the involvement of hazardous materials in a response to a rear-end collision involving two passenger vehicles, an EMS call at a residence for difficulty breathing, or a trash fire. That is until it was too late! First responders, despite their best intentions, can quickly become part of any hazardous materials problem. The results can be first responders who are killed or seriously injured, or those who suffer devastating illnesses years after exposure to a hazardous material. Even if you have hours of training on hazardous materials response, this book will provide every reader with… • Practical advice based on the real-life experiences of first responders • A one-stop source on topics such as atmospheric monitors and class B foam • Steps to managing “routine” incidents to prevent them from becoming disasters • Limitations of federal hazardous materials regulations you need to know • Real-world examples of first responders who won (or lost) the battle with hazardous materials

Crew Resource Management: Principles and Practice

Author: Paul LeSage,Jeff T. Dyar,Bruce Evans

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449663338

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 157

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All fire departments are designed to achieve objectives like minimizing the loss of life and property, but few departments that fail to emphasize crew resource management (CRM) principles on an ongoing basis succeed in getting the most out of its various teams to best achieve these goals. Crew Resource Management: Principles and Practice will teach fire department leaders the critical CRM skills needed to get the most out of every individual department member, and to create an entire organization dedicated to the philosophy that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Crew Resource Management: Principles and Practice will help fire department leaders to: eliminate communication barriers within various teams; improve the lines of communication between fire fighters and their superiors; maximize synergies between teams through cross-training while also improving individual performance; and teach situational awareness and decision making skills to help department members succeed in even the most challenging conditions.

The Art of Reading Buildings

Author: John Mittendorf,Dave Dodson

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593703422

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 444

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The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical “street-wise” lessons captured in the book. Chief officers, training officers, engineers, firefighters, and fire science degree candidates will benefit from the wide range of building construction topics covered in this text. Features include: • Understand the technical and practical aspects of building construction • Learn on-the-spot building construction assessment using the authors’ custom Rapid Street-Read Guides • Develop a quick construction size-up for immediate application to fireground operations • Recognize firefighter traps in newer and alternative construction methods • This text covers objectives for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course

Company Officer

Author: Clinton Smoke,Charles Keeton,Billy Wenzel,Bradford Boyd

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435427254

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

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Based on the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1021, STANDARD FOR FIRE OFFICER PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, the third edition of Company Officer provides vital information for those who seek certification as Fire Officer I or II. Learning objectives in this new edition were validated by a committee of experts from the field to ensure that the content meets the intent of the Standard and highlights contents for each of these two officer levels. Content was thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect new technology, practices, and terminology to remain current in the field as well as to focus on issues critical to the fire officer today budgeting, labor management, legal implications of actions, and more. In the tradition of previous editions, Company Officer, Third Edition continues to provide valuable insight and advice for aspiring and current fire officers alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Emergency Incident Media Coverage

Author: Robert S. Fleming, Ed.D.

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593703104

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 427

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Dr. Robert Fleming's new book will serve as a preparation and resource guide both for the media and for fire and emergency services personnel. It is designed to provide emergency responders and media representatives with an understanding of their roles, responsibilities, and challenges in providing timely, accurate, and professional media coverage of emergency incidents. Emergency Incident Media Coverage provides valuable information to fire and emergency service officers, including public information officers (PIO); news media personnel, including reporters, editors, and news anchors; and individuals preparing for careers in those fields.

Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics

Author: John Norman

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593702795

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 634

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John Norman has updated his best-selling book, a guide for the firefighter and fire officer who, having learned the basic mechanics of the trade, are looking for specific methods for handling specific situations. In this new fourth edition, readers will find a new chapter on lightweight construction, a new chapter on electrical fires and emergencies, updates to many chapters including such topics as wind-driven fires, and many new illustrations.

Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident with Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author: Noll

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284170438

Category: Medical

Page: 510

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A Complete Training Solution for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Incident Commanders! In 1982, the authors Mike Hildebrand and Greg Noll, along with Jimmy Yvorra, first introduced the concept of the Eight-Step Process© for managing hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents when their highly regarded manual, Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident was published. Now in its revised fourth edition, this text is widely used by fire fighters, hazmat teams, bomb squads, industrial emergency response teams, and other emergency responders who may manage unplanned hazardous materials incidents. As a result of changing government regulations and consensus standards, as well as the need for terrorism response training, Mr. Noll and Mr. Hildebrand have modified and refined their process of managing hazmat incidents and added enhanced content, tips, case studies, and detailed charts and tables. The Revised Fourth Edition contains comprehensive content covering: • Hazard assessment and risk evaluation • Identifying the problem and implementing the response plan • Hazardous materials properties and effects • Identifying and coordinating resources • Decontamination procedures • The Eight-Step Process© • Personal protective equipment selection • Procedures for terminating the incident The Revised Fourth Edition’s dynamic features include: • NFPA 1072 and 472 Correlation Guide for the Hazardous Materials Technician and Hazardous Materials Incident Commander levels • Correlation matrix to the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Bachelor’s (Non-Core) Managerial Issues in Hazardous Materials Course (C0274) • Realistic, detailed case studies • Practical, step-by-step skill drills • Important hazardous materials technician and safety tips Also available to support Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition: • Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition Field Operations Guide • Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition Student Workbook • Navigate TestPrep: Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident • Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations, Third Editio

Structural Firefighting

Author: N.A

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449642403

Category:

Page: 380

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Safe and effective structural firefighting requires a complex thought process. It is not a simple matter of how to. Decisions depend on many factors, from the type of building, to the likelihood of occupancy, to the water supply. The third edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics leads readers through all phases of planning, evaluation and implementation to enable them to effectively manage structure fire incidents safe and effective manner, regardless of size or complexity. The third edition has been revised to thoroughly cover the practical applications and limitations of the latest research from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)."

Highway Scene Safety

Author: Leslie Greenwood

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435469763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Practice safe procedures when responding to highway incidents with HIGHWAY SCENE SAFETY. A valuable learning tool for emergency response safety courses or as a handy reference manual for the field, this book focuses on operational guidelines necessary for conducting effective highway management while on the scene of the incident. Emphasizing the need to reduce line of duty deaths for all emergency responders, this book covers pre-planning, the national incident command system, governing laws, interagency communications, personal protective clothing, roadway considerations and other topics required for a safe response. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Risk Management in the Fire Service

Author: Steven S. Wilder

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780912212630

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 110

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Risk management is the responsible supervision of an activity, operation, or process so as to minimize the potential for loss and to maximize safety for all those involved. This book defines risk management and the aspects of loss including safety committees, accident investigation, risk management on the fireground, and the issues surrounding sexual harassment. Learn how to manage these problems, avoiding confrontation and possible risk exposure in the future with specific examples of common departmental loss. Contents: Risk management defined The nature of loss The five-step risk management process Methods of managing risk The safety committee Incedent investigation Managing risks and emergency operations Risk management and the quality management program Putting it all together Sexual harassment in the fire service Studies in case law Common departmental loss exposures.