Safety & Survival on the Fireground
Author: Dunn, Vincent
Brand: Fire Engineering Books & Videos
Number Of Pages: 438
Release Date: 19-08-2015
Details: Product Description Chief Dunn―the recipient of FDNY's Lifetime Achievement Award―has updated his classic book on how to identify and survive hazards on the fireground. Dunn attempts to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries year after year by describing the 15 most dangerous tactics and the 13 most recurring fire and explosion environmental dangers, ranked by degree of danger and frequency of occurrence. This indispensable book will help keep every first responder, firefighter, and fire officer out of harm’s way. It is a must-read and reread for every firefighter who responds to fires and emergencies, every company officer who commands a fire company, and every incident commander or safety officer who is responsible for the safety of firefighters on the fireground. About the Author Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn (ret.) is safety consultant to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), reviewing and commenting on firefighter fatalities. He was an expert consultant with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) department, investigating the World Trade Center emergency response on September 11, 2001. Dunn writes the column “Safety and Survival on the Fireground” for Firehouse magazine; he is an adjunct Professor at John Jay College, City University of New York; and he taught fire protection design at the Manhattan College civil engineering department. He was one of the original developers of the National Fire Academy’s course Command and Control of Fire Department Major Operations. Chief Dunn is a contributing editor for B Shifter e-magazine and Fire Engineering magazine. He is the author of four textbooks published by Fire Engineering Books and Videos: Safety and Survival on the Fireground (2nd edition, 2015); Collapse of Burning Buildings (2nd edition, 2010); Strategy of Firefighting (2007); and Command and Control of Fires and Emergencies (2000). During a 42-year career with the FDNY, he served 7 years as firefighter, 10 years as a company officer, and 25 years a fireground chief officer, attending college at night with the assistance of the G.I. Bill, receiving an AAS in fire administration, a BA in sociology, and an MA in urban studies from Queens College, City University of New York.
Package Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.2 x 1.0 inches