Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Nov 9, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 256 pages
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All fire fighters need the safe and controlled “real-life” training offered through live-fire exercises in order to be fully prepared for the hazards of the fireground. Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice provides a definitive guide on how to ensure safe and realistic live-fire training for both students and instructors. Based on NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions, this essential resource features: Detailed instructions on preparing for live burns in acquired structures, using gas-fired and non-gas-fired permanent structural props, and working with exterior live fire props Incident Reports of actual live-fire training accidents, including a summary of the lessons learned Current live fire training legal requirements and direction on how to remain compliant of industry standards A singular focus on fire fighter safety throughout the text Listen to a Podcast with Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice contributing author David Casey to learn more about this training program! David discusses why the training program was created, how it can help to improve fire fighter safety on the training ground, and more. To listen now, visit: d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assetsmisc/Fire/David_Casey.mp3.
 

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Contents

Foreword
1
1 Introduction to Live Fire Training
2
2 Critical Incident Planning
24
3 Preparation and Training of Instructors
38
4 Fire Fighter Physiology
54
5 Planning for Live Fire Training
76
6 Acquired Structures
98
7 GasFired and NonGasFired Structures
124
9 Live Fire Training Evolutions
176
An Extract From NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions 2007 Edition
188
NFPA 1403 Correlation Guide
209
Acquired Structure Live Fire Training Model SOP
216
Glossary
244
Index
246
Credits
250
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8 Nonstructural Training Props
152

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