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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator: Pump, Aerial, Tiller, and Mobile Water Supply, Second Edition. This second edition of Fire Service Pump Operator has been thoroughly updated to serve as a complete training solution that addresses pump operation, safe driving techniques, tiller and aerial apparatus operation, and water supply considerations. From basic apparatus maintenance to fire pump theory and advanced hydraulic calculations, this single manual covers everything a fire service driver/operator needs to know.
This edition includes the following new chapters:
Driver Training and Selection
Apparatus Equipped with an Aerial Device
Driving Apparatus Equipped with a Tiller
Operating Apparatus Equipped with a Tiller
Testing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Aerial and Tiller Apparatus.
Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator: Pump, Aerial, Tiller, and Mobile Water Supply, Second Edition meets and exceeds the job performance requirements of Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10 of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1002, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. Comprehensive and updated content in the second edition features:
Actual Near-Miss Reporting System cases are discussed to drive home important points about safety and the lessons learned from these real-life incidents.
Detailed step-by-step skill drills which include the corresponding NFPA job performance requirement.
Scenario-based learning tools including You are the Driver/Operator, Driver/Operator in Action, and Voices of Experience case studies to encourage critical thinking skills
Driver/Operator Tips and Safety Tips to provide helpful advice from fireground veterans.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Evolution of the Fire Apparatus
Chapter 2 Driver Training and Selection
Chapter 3 Types of Fire Apparatus
Chapter 4 Water
Chapter 5 The Fire Pump
Chapter 6 Fire Hose, Appliances, and Nozzles
Chapter 7 Mathematics for the Driver/Operator
Chapter 8 Performing Fire Apparatus Check-out and Maintenance
Chapter 9 Driving Fire Apparatus
Chapter 10 Emergency Vehicle Driving
Chapter 11 Fireground Operations
Chapter 12 Drafting and Water Shuttle Operations
Chapter 13 Relay Pump Operations
Chapter 14 Foam
Chapter 15 Apparatus Equipped with an Aerial Device
Chapter 16 Driving Apparatus Equipped with a Tiller
Chapter 17 Operating Apparatus Equipped with a Tiller
Chapter 18 Testing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Aerial and Tiller Apparatus
Chapter 19 Performance Testing
Appendix A An Extract From: NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition
Appendix B ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 1002, 2014 Edition