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Essentials of Fire Fighting

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Author: International Fire Service Training Association

Edition: 7th

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 1486

Release Date: 01-12-2018

Details: Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition This ALL NEW edition meets ALL of the NFPA 1001, 2019 JPR’s. Essentials 7 is the complete source for firefighter recruit and refresher training. Key features include: Organized to meet the needs of students and instructors: Chapters 1-15 - Fire Fighter I Chapters 16-22 - Fire Fighter II Chapter 23 - Emergency First Aid (FFI JPR’s) Chapters 24-26 - Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (FFI JPR’s) Chapter 27 - NIMS-ICS (FF I, FF II, and Hazmat JPR’s) IFSTA worked with the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL-FSRI) staff to incorporate the latest research on fire behavior and fire attack. This updated research is found throughout the text. Hazardous Materials content is enhanced and meets Awareness and Operations levels of NFPA 1072, 2017 Edition. The NEW IFSTA ONE COLUMN format means more photos, more illustrations, and more tables. More visuals enhance the student learning experience. How does Essentials 7 present the new fire dynamics content? The new Fire Dynamics research from UL-FSRI is the basis for extensive changes in the Fire Dynamics and Ventilation chapters. These chapters tackle the complexities of fire behavior that new knowledge is providing. The information is then applied to structure fires and the effects of fire on buildings. Applying this new science to fire attack means understanding fuel, the stages of fire, the critical need to control the oxygen sources in a fire, and the value of cooling a fire before making entry into a structure. Essentials 7 uses text, photos, illustrations, key terms and plain language to present this content in a format that is easy to understand.

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 9.0 x 2.0 inches

Languages: English