Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Dec 28, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 1103 pages
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. The third edition covers the entire spectrum of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as the requirements for Operations level responders in the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. From fire suppression to hazardous materials to emergency medical care, this one volume covers all of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training requirements. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

The Orientation and History of the Fire Service
2
Fire Fighter Safety
24
Personal Protective Equipment and SelfContained Breathing Apparatus
42
Fire Service Communications
90
Incident Command System
116
Fire Behavior
140
Building Construction
166
Portable Fire Extinguishers
196
Fire and Emergency Medical Care
730
Emergency Medical Care
744
Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
808
Assisting Special Rescue Teams
838
Hazardous Materials Overview
866
Hazardous Materials Properties and Effects
878
Hazardous Materials Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards
900
Hazardous Materials Implementing a Response
922

Fire Fighter Tools and Equipment
234
Ropes and Knots
258
Response and SizeUp
298
Forcible Entry
318
Ladders
354
Search and Rescue
402
Ventilation
440
Water Supply
486
Fire Attack and Foam
550
Fire Fighter Survival
584
Salvage and Overhaul
610
Fire Fighter Rehabilitation
642
Wildland and Ground Fires
660
Fire Suppression
678
Preincident Planning
706
Hazardous Materials Personal Protective Equipment Scene Safety and Scene Control
934
Hazardous Materials Response Priorities and Actions
960
Hazardous Materials Decontamination Techniques
976
Terrorism Awareness
990
Fire Prevention and Public Education
1012
Fire Detection Protection and Suppression Systems
1032
Fire Cause Determination
1070
An Extract from NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications 2013 Edition
1092
NFPA 1001 and 472 Correlation Guide
1106
Pro Board Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 1001
1112
Pro Board Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 472
1117
Glossary
1124
Index
1154
Credits
1186
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