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Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice

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    2012
    ISBN: 9781284137743
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    ISBN: 9781284137743

NFPA, International Association of Fire Chiefs



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A Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution!

Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, Revised Enhanced First Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. This Revised Enhanced First Edition meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2014 Edition and includes:

    Coverage of ventilation-limited fire within Chapter 4: Fire Growth
    Updated content in Chapter 12: Ensuring Proper Storage and Handling Practices to reflect changes from NFPA 55, Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids
    Changing Codes and Standards appendix to help easily identify the updates within the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1031.
    NFPA 1031 Correlation Guide that maps NFPA objectives to corresponding textbook chapters and pages.

Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, Revised Enhanced First Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Table of Contents

Chapter  1  Introduction to Fire Inspector
Chapter  2  Building Construction
Chapter  3  Types of Occupancies
Chapter  4  Fire Growth
Chapter  5  Performing an Inspection
Chapter  6  Reading Plans
Chapter  7  Occupancy Safety and Evacuation Plans
Chapter  8  Fire Alarm and Detection Systems
Chapter  9  Fire Flow and Fire Suppression Systems
Chapter  10  Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter  11  Electrical and HVAC Hazards
Chapter  12  Ensuring Proper Storage and Handling Practices
Chapter  13  Safe Housekeeping Practices
Chapter  14  Writing Reports and Keeping Records
Chapter  15  Life Safety and the Fire Inspector
Appendix  A  Changing Codes and Standards
Appendix  B  NFPA 1031 Correlation Guide
Appendix  C  NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2014 Edition, ProBoard Matrix
Appendix  D  Principles of Code Enforcement (FESHE) Correlation Guide

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