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Fire Officer: Principles And Practice

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    Enhanced Third Edition
    ISBN: 9781284068368

IAFC, NFPA, Michael Ward

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Enhanced 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 Enhanced 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.
Build the next generation of great fire service leaders with Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, Enhanced Third Edition.

Table of Contents:
 Chapter  1  Introduction to Fire Officer
Chapter  2  Preparing for Promotion
Chapter  3  Fire Fighters and the Fire Officer
Chapter  4  Fire Officer Communications
Chapter  5  Safety and Risk Management
Chapter  6  Understanding People: Management Concepts
Chapter  7  Leading the Fire Company
Chapter  8  Training and Coaching
Chapter  9  Evaluation and Discipline
Chapter  10  Organized Labor and the Fire Officer
Chapter  11  Working in the Community
Chapter  12  Handling Problems, Conflicts, and Mistakes
Chapter  13  Preincident Planning and Code Enforcement
Chapter  14  Budgeting
Chapter  15  Managing Incidents
Chapter  16  Rules of Engagement
Chapter  17  Fire Attack
Chapter  18  Fire Cause Determination
Chapter  19  Crew Resource Management
Appendix  A:  An Extract from: NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition
Appendix  B:  NFPA 1021, 2014 Edition Correlation Guide
Appendix  C:  Introduction to Fire and Emergency Services (FESHE) Correlation Guide

About the Authors:
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.

Michael Ward-MGA, EMT-P

Michael Ward, MGA, EMT-P, retired in 2000 as the acting EMS division administrator for the Fairfax County (Va.) Fire and Rescue Department. Ward spent 15 years at the company commander rank with assignments to prevention, communications, training, administration, EMS and suppression. He writes the “Company Officer Development” column for FireRescue Magazine and makes frequent leadership/management conference presentations.

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