Structural Firefighting

Structural Firefighting

Author: Bernard Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763751685

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 399

View: 620

Written by industry experts Bernard Klaene and Russell Sanders, and developed in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Second Edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics will provide both fire officers and professionals in training with the tools they need to become skilled incident commanders. Loaded with new content and features, this new edition guides readers through all phases of strategic and tactical planning so they can manage any incident, regardless of its complexity. The Second Edition includes: new chapter reorganization with scores of subject matter updates, including a thorough discussion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS); a correlation guide to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategy and Tactics model course; 2-color interior with improved illustrations; a companion website complete with chapter pre-tests, interactivities, an online glossary, and instructor resources. Rely upon Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics to get the comprehensive know-how needed to handle any fireground incident.

Structural Firefighting

Structural Firefighting

Author: Bernard J. Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449642396

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 300

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) as well as: Discussion of actual, recent fire incidents and what can be learned from them Updated statistical information and coverage of the latest applicable standards Use of real-world examples to reinforce chapter concepts Student exercises based on practical and real scenarios By applying the principles described in Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics, Third Edition, even the most experienced fire officers and incident commanders will be able to utilize their knowledge more effectively at the scene.

Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics

Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics

Author: Bernard "Ben" J. Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284180299

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 457

View: 215

The fourth edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics meets and exceeds the course objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) non-core course, Strategy and Tactics (C0279). Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics prepares the fire officer to take command at structure fires, effectively using available resources. The goal of this text is to explain proven tactics and strategies used at structure fires. It is designed to be used by all fire officers, from company officer to chief of department. The Fourth Edition provides the necessary tools to achieve maximum productivity under adverse fireground conditions. It references NFPA fire investigations, applicable NFPA statistics and standards, the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, and the Technical Report Series from the U.S. Fire Administration. It has been expanded to include information from recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and others. The Fourth Edition contains new content on integration of initial rapid intervention crews, updated content on vent-enter-isolate-search tactics, and more, while continuing to emphasize the role of preincident planning and command decisions that maximize life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. A multitude of case studies, incident summaries, and extensive end-of-chapter activities promote application of chapter content and critical thinking skills. This text allows a company officer or incident commander to learn fireground procedures at an accelerated pace, thus reducing the cost in lives and property associated with learning by experience only. The Fourth Edition also includes: New and significantly expanded, in-depth Suggested Activities that challenge the reader to apply the strategies and tactics presented in each chapter Incident Summaries that summarize real fireground events and lessons learned Fallacy/Fact boxes that defuse myths and clarify the facts Updated statistics on significant fires in various occupancy types Safety and strategy tips throughout each chapter

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9780763771454

Category: Medical

Page: 1105

View: 665

No other training program has had as great an impact on the fire service as the First Edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills. In addition to the innovative features found within the text, fire fighter students and instructors were introduced to a wealth of superior teaching and learning tools along with cutting edge technological resources. Now, with the release of the Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the National Fire Protection Association have joined forces to raise the bar for the fire service once again. Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire fighter safety with a dedicated chapter on safety built on the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives and coverage of the Near-Miss Reporting System throughout the text; updated coverage of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications; expanded skills coverage, including over 70 new skills drills and the inclusion of a free Skills and Drills CD-ROM packaged with each text; and free access to an online course management system, JB Course Manager, for adopters of the Second Edition. Listen to a Podcast with Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition editor Dave Schottke to learn more about this training program! Dave discusses fire fighter safety, the dangers of lightweight building construction materials, fire scene rehab, and other areas of emphasis within the Second Edition. To listen now, visit: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/Shottkey_Fundamentals.mp3.

Chief Fire Officer's Desk Reference

Chief Fire Officer's Desk Reference

Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763729353

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 516

View: 421

This cutting-edge book has been designed to be a roadmap to success for chief officers and aspiring chief officers. It is an insiders' guide, filled with indispensable advice and guidance provided by some of the most knowledgeable and wise chiefs in the fire service. Readers will find a wealth of vital information on essential topics, along with the reasoning behind the recommendations.