Creating a Fire-Safe Community: A Guide for Fire Safety Educators
All too often firefighters are called on at the last minute to present information about fire safety. Teaching fire safety to the public requires formal training in fire education, which may not be readily available. This book is designed to assist any person assigned to public fire education. Learn how to relate to audiences of all ages - whether its giving a fire station tour, explaining fire safety in schools, installing smoke detectors for the elderly - and make a lasting impression, one that could one day save a life. The information found in this book will enable you to start new fire safety education program(s) or to improve existing ones. You will learn the various components of fire prevention and what makes public fire education fun and worthwhile. Contents: Planning a public education presentation Basic fire safety concepts Schools Scouts Water safety Industrial safety Medical emergencies Evacuation drills Adult education Seasonal safety programs Preventing a poisoning Public service announcements Print messages Props, gifts, and books Games and tests Sample handouts.
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