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Industrial Fire Brigade: Principles And Practice

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Fire fighters working within an industrial fire brigade must posses professional competencies not required of other response personnel. Updated to cover the 2012 Edition of NFPA 1081, Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications, the Revised First Edition of Industrial Fire Brigade: Principles and Practice meets and exceeds the standard and will provide fire fighters with the knowledge necessary to handle fire prevention and protection within workplace environments.

Industrial Fire Brigade: Principles and Practice includes coverage of the four different levels of an industrial fire brigade member. These levels include:
  • Incipient Industrial Fire Brigade Member (INCIP)
  • Advanced Exterior Industrial Fire Brigade Member (EXT)
  • Interior Structural Industrial Fire Brigade Member (INT)
  • Industrial Fire Brigade Leader (FBL)
Industrial Fire Brigade: Principles and Practice also provides essential guidance for compliance with OSHA Regulations 29 CFR § 1910.156, as well as NFPA 600, Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades.

Table of Contents:
Chapter  1  Fire Fighter Qualifications and Safety
Chapter  2  Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines
Chapter  3  Fire Service Communications
Chapter  4  Incident Management System
Chapter  5  Fire Behavior
Chapter  6  Building Construction
Chapter  7  Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter  8  Fire Fighter Tools & Equipment
Chapter  9  Ropes and Knots
Chapter  10  Response and Size Up
Chapter  11  Forcible Entry
Chapter  12  Ladders
Chapter  13  Search and Rescue
Chapter  14  Ventilation
Chapter  15  Water Supply
Chapter  16  Fire Hose, Nozzles, Streams
Chapter  17  Foam
Chapter  18  Fire Fighter Survival
Chapter  19  Salvage and Overhaul
Chapter  20  Fire Fighter Rehabilitation
Chapter  21  Fire Suppression
Chapter  22  Preincident Planning
Chapter  23  Assisting Special Rescue Teams
Chapter  24  Terrorism Awareness
Chapter  25  Fire Detection, Protection & Suppression Systems
Chapter  26  Fire Cause Determination
Chapter  27  Fire Brigade Leader
Appendix  A  NFPA 1081, Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications, 2012 Edition
Appendix  B  NFPA 1081, Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications, 2012 Edition, 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.

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