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Fire Investigator: Principles And Practice To NFPA 921 And 1033

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    ISBN: 9781284026986

International Association of Arson Investigators, IAFC, NFPA

Through a clear, concise presentation, this text will assist fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations.

Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033 is also appropriate for use in the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education's (FESHE) Fire Investigation I and Fire Investigation II model courses.

Table of Contents:
Chapter  1  Administration 
Chapter  2  Basic Fire Methodology
Chapter  3  Basic Fire Science
Chapter  4  Fire Patterns
Chapter  5  Building Systems
Chapter  6  Fire Protection Systems 
Chapter  7  Electricity and Fire 
Chapter  8  Building Fuel Gas Systems
Chapter  9  Fire-Related Human Behavior
Chapter  10  Legal Considerations
Chapter  11  Safety
Chapter  12  Sources of Information
Chapter  13  Planning and Preplanning the Investigation
Chapter  14  Documentation of the Investigation
Chapter  15  Physical Evidence
Chapter  16  Origin Determination
Chapter  17  Fire Cause Determination
Chapter  18  Classification of Fire Cause
Chapter  19  Analyzing the Incident for Cause and Responsibility
Chapter  20  Failure Analysis and Analytical Tools
Chapter  21  Explosions
Chapter  22  Incendiary Fires
Chapter  23  Fire and Explosion Deaths and Injuries
Chapter  24  Appliances
Chapter  25  Motor Vehicle Fires
Chapter  26  Wildfire Investigations
Chapter  27  Management of Complex Investigations
Chapter  28  Marine Fire Investigations
Appendix  A  NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2014 Edition, Correlation Guide 
Appendix  B  An Extract From: NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2014 Edition 
Appendix  C  NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2014 Edition, Correlation Guide 
Appendix  D  Fire Investigation I and II (FESHE) Correlation Guide

About the Authors:
International Association of Arson Investigators

The International Association of Arson Investigators is dedicated to improving the professional development of fire and explosion investigators by being the global resource for fire investigation training, technology and research.

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Established in 1873, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is a powerful, professional membership organization of more than 12,600 chief fire and emergency officers. The mission of the IAFC is to provide leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chief fire officers, and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services, and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities. Members of the IAFC are the world’s leading experts in fire fighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation.

National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, building, electrical, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden for fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Developer of the National Electrical Code®, and 300 other codes and standards through a full, open-consensus process, NFPA also produces educational curricula, including the Risk Watch® community-based injury prevention curriculum and the Learn Not to Burn® fire safety curriculum. NFPA headquarters is in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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