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Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting 3rd Edition

Delmar, Cengage Learning

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2004
  • 896 Pages

Overview

The knowledge and skills you need - the way you need it. That is what Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting, Third Edition aims to provide with this new edition of our basic book. Consisting of the newly revised information that is offered in the Firefighting & Emergency Response book, this version of the Firefighter's Handbook removes the hazardous materials related content, providing a more affordable option for those departments, academies and schools in which hazardous materials is taught in a separate course. Current firefighting topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more!

  • Meet NFPA Standard 1001 when you use in conjunction with a complete hazardous materials awareness and operations course based on requirements of NFPA Standard 472
  • Easily identify Firefighter I and II knowledge and skills requirements through an all-new design that highlights the Firefighter II information
  • Obtain proficiency of various hands-on skills required for certification and success on the job with the addition of new step-by-step instructions in our "Job Performance Requirements"
  • Gain a more informed overview of the fire service through new "ViewPoints" boxes highlighting various perspectives on current issues
  • Be safe by following important safety information that is emphasized in the chapters and highlighted in "Safety" boxes throughout the book
  • Remain up to date with new photos and illustrations that focus in on the most current apparatus, equipment, tools and procedures.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting

ISBN: 9781418073244
The knowledge and skills you need - the way you need it. That is what Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting, Third Edition aims to provide with this new edition of our basic book. Consisting of the newly revised information that is offered in the Firefighting & Emergency Response book, this version of the Firefighter's Handbook removes the hazardous materials related content, providing a more affordable option for those departments, academies and schools in which hazardous materials is taught in a separate course. Current firefighting topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more!

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781418073220

FOR STUDENTS

Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting

ISBN: 9781418073244
The knowledge and skills you need - the way you need it. That is what Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting, Third Edition aims to provide with this new edition of our basic book. Consisting of the newly revised information that is offered in the Firefighting & Emergency Response book, this version of the Firefighter's Handbook removes the hazardous materials related content, providing a more affordable option for those departments, academies and schools in which hazardous materials is taught in a separate course. Current firefighting topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more!

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781418073220
Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with FIREFIGHTER'S HANDBOOK: FIREFIGHTING AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE, 3rd Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.