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Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (Revised)

March 25, 2020 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781284216554
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This revised third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer prepares aspiring and current incident safety officers (ISOs) to meet and exceed the specific job requirements outlined in Chapter 5 of NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, 2020 Edition. This extensively revised third edition includes current information on responding to incidents involving hazardous materials, wildland fire, technical rescue, and other disasters, and provides methods for the development and improvement of existing safety programs.

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer is divided into three sections: Preparing the Incident Safety Officer, Front-Loading Your Knowledge and Skills, and The Incident Safety Officer On-Scene. Each section comprises chapters related to each of the three main topics, and in a casual, straightforward manner, thoroughly describes the best practices for the ISO, incorporating the most current data available. Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Revised Third Edition, includes access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytic, reporting tools, and more.

The Revised Third Edition features include:

A new chapter dedicated to the use of ISOs at training activities and planned, nonemergency events
Content that aligns with NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety O­fficer Professional Qualifications, 2020 Edition
Updated Firefighter rehabilitation strategies
Updated content that reflects a complete understanding of the issues and concerns associated with newer and alternative building construction methods, including "green" construction and renewable/alternative electrical power sources
Specific ISO concerns associated with fire suppression sta­ffing, deployment, and NFPA 1710/1720 criteria
Results from recent fire behavior research projects, conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Underwriters Laboratories
Thought-provoking case studies and follow-up questions in each chapter
Constructive tips and safety information noted throughout
New information on structural fires and on-scene contamination reduction processes to help with cancer prevention.

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About this Author

Dave started his fire service career with the United States Air (USAF) and after the USAF spent seven years as a fire officer and training/safety officer for the Parker, Colorado Fire District. He then became the first career training officer for Loveland, Colorado Fire and Rescue Department and rose through the ranks as a company officer, hazardous materials technician, and emergency manager for the city of Loveland, Colorado. He also served as a shift battalion chief with Eagle River, Colorado FIre District. He currently owns his own company, Response Solutions, which is dedicated to teaching firefighter safety and practical incident handling. Dave has served as the chair of the NFPA 1521 Task Group and served on the NFPA Fire Service Occupational Safety and Health Technical Committee. He also works closely with the Fire Department Incident Safety Officers Association. Dave is the course developer for the popular Incident Safety Officer Academy and the Art of Reading Smoke progams and has presented to well over 20,000 fire officers in North America. Dave is a nationally respected author.

ISBN: 9781284216554
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 306
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Published: 2020-03-25

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