Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer

Author: IFSTA
Publisher:
ISBN: 013402706X
Release Date: 2014-11-14
Genre:

This new IFSTA manual details the training required of Company Officers according to NFPA® 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition. The manual is divided into two sections to make a clear distinction between the information needed for Fire Officer Level I and Fire Officer Level II. Both print and eBook formats are available. There is no shortage of issues that a company officer might face in the everyday operation of a fire company or unit. This manual addresses the wide range of topics and issues encountered by a company officer, from leadership and supervision to health and safety issues. Great attention was given to focus on the job performance requirements of NFPA® 1021. The fifth edition of Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer builds on the previous edition of the manual while presenting the material in a more concise manner to make it easier for students to read and instructors to teach. By merging related topics, the number of chapters was reduced from 32 in the fourth edition to 17 in the new manual while preserving the material related to the NFPA® standard. The number of appendices was reduced from 20 to 4 by removing information that can be found in other media. Along with reducing the volume of material from the fourth edition, the fifth edition of Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer offers several new features. The manual features a new look with IFSTA’s single-column format and upgraded and updated curriculum components. Learning activities are included to help instructors present the material to their students. Case Histories open each chapter to illustrate important lessons learned in the real world. Photographs, illustrations, and tables are included throughout the manual to illustrate key points and improve the overall instructional value of the material.

Fire officer s handbook of tactics

Author: John Norman
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9781593700799
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Study Aids

Modern firefighting is a continually evolving science with new technologies constantly being applied to the fire service. In the latest edition of this perennial favorite, Norman examines these new technologies and how they affect fire ground tactics. He also details the new role firefighters play in homeland security.

Exam Prep

Author: Ben A. Hirst
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449609641
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Study Aids

Exam Prep: Fire Inspector I & II, Second Edition is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Inspector I or II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam.

Fire Officer s Handbook of Tactics

Author: John Norman
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 9781593702793
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Technology & Engineering

John Norman has updated his best-selling book, a guide for the firefighter and fire officer who, having learned the basic mechanics of the trade, are looking for specific methods for handling specific situations. In this new fourth edition, readers will find a new chapter on lightweight construction, a new chapter on electrical fires and emergencies, updates to many chapters including such topics as wind-driven fires, and many new illustrations.

Company Officer

Author: Clinton Smoke
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435427259
Release Date: 2009-10-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Based on the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1021, STANDARD FOR FIRE OFFICER PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, the third edition of Company Officer provides vital information for those who seek certification as Fire Officer I or II. Learning objectives in this new edition were validated by a committee of experts from the field to ensure that the content meets the intent of the Standard and highlights contents for each of these two officer levels. Content was thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect new technology, practices, and terminology to remain current in the field as well as to focus on issues critical to the fire officer today budgeting, labor management, legal implications of actions, and more. In the tradition of previous editions, Company Officer, Third Edition continues to provide valuable insight and advice for aspiring and current fire officers alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Facing the Promotional Interview

Author: John Mittendorf
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593700024
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Study Aids

Promotional opportunities in the fire service can change your life as well as your career. Being fully prepared can help you advance to a higher rank, and even determine the type of retirement you will receive. By following the advice outlined in Facing the Promotional Interview, you can present yourself to the exam board with confidence and skill.

Fire Officer Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284026689
Release Date: 2013-12-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Your Complete Fire Officer I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution! The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the Third Edition includes the following updates: Separation of Fire Officer I and II Level content throughout the textbook and student, instructor, and technology resources. The latest developments in social media and media relations; NIST research on fire dynamics; fire fighter safety and health issues; and fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices. A reorganization of chapters to improve course delivery, including a new chapter on Rules of Engagement. New end-of-chapter tools, including Fire Captain (Fire Officer II) activities and comprehensive case studies that progress within each chapter throughout the textbook. All new Voices of Experience essays and Near-Miss Reports. Addresses the course objectives for FESHE's Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration model curriculum The following resources will accompany the textbook and help instructors provide their students with an interactive and engaging learning experience: Web Tools Learning Management System eBook Interactive Lectures TestPrep Build the next generation of great fire service leaders with the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice."

Fire Fighter I and II

Author: Association Of Fire Chiefs (Iafc) International
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763758363
Release Date: 2009-05
Genre: Study Aids

The Second Edition Of Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Designed To Thoroughly Prepare You For A Fire Fighter I Or II Certification, Promotion, Or Training Examination By Including The Same Type Of Multiple-Choice Questions You Are Likely To Encounter On The Actual Exam. To Help Improve Examination Scores, This Preparation Guide Follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.'S Systematic Approach To Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Written By Fire Personnel Explicitly For Fire Personnel, And All Content Has Been Verified With The Latest Reference Materials And By A Technical Review Committee. Your Exam Performance Will Improve After Using This System!

Fire and Emergency Services Administration Management and Leadership Practices

Author: L. Charles Smeby Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449605841
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fire and Emergency Services Administration: Management and Leadership Practices, Second Edition covers the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education s (FESHE) Bachelor s Core Level Fire and Emergency Services Administration model curriculum. To effectively lead modern public safety organizations and the various components within them, individuals must possess a solid understanding of the always-changing issues that face the fire and emergency medical services. The second edition of Fire and Emergency Services Administration: Management and Leadership Practices has been completely updated to deliver the very latest information needed to understand these challenges and will assist managers in making the proper decisions that can impact all aspects of their organization. The Second Edition features: Expanded emphasis on management and leadership of EMS operations. Updated budgeting financial strategies, including advice on how to overcome shrinking budgets and economic downturn. New guidance on hiring and diversity. Expanded coverage on training, education, and fire fighter safety. The following features are incorporated throughout the Second Edition: Chapter Objectives: FESHE Objectives and Knowledge Objectives are listed at the beginning of each chapter, including page references. Case Studies: Real-life incidents help stimulate student discussion and highlight important concepts. Facts and Figures: Provides useful and interesting history, facts, and other research relating to the fire and emergency services. Words of Wisdom: Presents powerful and informative quotes from organizational leaders and experts in their fields. Chief Officer Tips: Targeted advice to deal with common administrative issues and introduce techniques to implement change. Chapter Activities: End-of-chapter Fire and EMS activities reinforce important concepts and improve students comprehension."

From Buddy to Boss

Author: Chase Sargent
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 9781593700751
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether youre a new officer or in need of a mentor, From Buddy to Boss: Effective Fire Service Leadership, is a must-have management book youll turn to over and over again. Fire service veteran Chase Sargent has taken his popular course and written a no-holds barred leadership book for the fire service in a conversational and easy-to-read style. He tells you how to accept and survive politics, deal with the fringe employees, and keep your cool -- tricks of the trade that usually takes years to acquire. In this book youll learn: ***Your credibility is a valuable currency that takes time to build up. What you do, not what you say, is the ultimate test of your credibility, reinforcing your expectations*** ***That leadership requires individuals and organizations to create an environment where people and their ideas can thrive*** ***How to use stories to impress upon our new members the necessity of doing certain things*** ***That the quickest ways to lose trust are to inconsistently apply and enforce rules and to allow your personal feelings to dictate what you will and wont enforce*** ***Why leading by example and from the front, doing not saying, is critical to you success*** Reading From Buddy to Boss is like turning to a trusted friend for wisdom and advice you can count on to improve your job performance. Use this book to master your leadership as well as your management skills and successfully make the transition to boss.

Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services

Author: Robert Klinoff
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284032994
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Emergency Services model curriculum, this new Fifth Edition will prepare readers for a career in the fire or emergency services. Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services provides an overview of the fire service, from history and culture to the basics of chemistry and physics, fire protection systems, and strategic and tactical considerations for wildland or structural fires. The Fifth Edition has also been updated to include new or expanded coverage of risk management, Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1, the U.S. Fire Problem from local and federal perspectives, wildfire issues and the impacts of global warming, and much more.

Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services 3rd Edition

Author: J. Curtis Varone
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 9781593703479
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The third edition of Legal Considerations for Fire & Emergency Services is a reader-friendly guide to the challenging legal issues that firefighters and emergency service personnel encounter. Written by J. Curtis Varone, a practicing attorney as well as an experienced firefighter, this book explores such key topics as fire department liability, search and seizure, sovereign immunity, overtime laws, collective bargaining, OSHA compliance, workers’ compensation, physical abilities testing, medical examinations, drug testing, discrimination, and sexual harassment. It is a perfect textbook for any course on fire service law as well as an indispensable desk reference for day-to-day fire department administration. Features of the new 3rd Edition: • Updated cases on several topics including residency requirements, employment discrimination, and more • Expanded treatment of hot topics such as digital imagery, social media, and electronic surveillance • Meets the latest requirements for FESHE’s Legal Aspects of the Fire Service curriculum • Many new photos and graphics to help connect cases to day-to-day issues in the fire service • Coverage of recent changes to search and seizure law, use of digital photos and social media by emergency personnel, and fire department liability