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Occupational Safety And Health In The Emergency Services

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    2016
    ISBN: 9781284035919
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    Fourth Edition
    ISBN: 9781284035919

James S. Angle

Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services model curriculum, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the many components of occupational safety and health for the emergency services. This textbook provides a historical look at industrial safety and health and how history has impacted the emergency services by providing a safer work environment that reduces first responder deaths and injuries. 

Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services features a laser-like focus on fire fighter health and safety and details how to stay safe and healthy in a high-risk environment and includes:
  • Thorough coverage of the “16 Fire Fighter Life safety Initiatives” with emphasis on the positive impact these Initiatives can have when implemented. 
  • Case studies, review and discussion questions, and additional resources for each chapter.
  • Discussion on the latest research from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). 
Table of Contents:
Chapter  1  Introduction to Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health
Chapter  2  Review of Safety-Related Regulations and Standards
Chapter  3  Risk Management
Chapter  4  Safety Program Development and Management
Chapter  5  Preincident Safety
Chapter  6  Safety at the Fire Emergency
Chapter  7  Safety at the Medical or Rescue Emergency
Chapter  8  Safety at Specialized Incidents
Chapter  9  Postincident Safety Management
Chapter  10  Personnel Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter  11  Safety Program Evaluation
Chapter  12  Information Management
Chapter  13  Special Topics in Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health
Appendix  A  FESHE Correlation Guide
Appendix  B  Imperial and Metric Conversions

About the Author:
James S. Angle -Program Director, Fire Training Center, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg Florida, Florida
James (Jimmy) S. Angle is the fire chief of the Palm Harbor, Florida Fire Rescue Department. He has over 30 years of fire service experience. He also teaches various courses at St. Petersburg College.

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