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Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

ISBN-10: 1418009423

ISBN-13: 9781418009427

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: David W. Dodson

List price: $94.95
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The best way to reduce firefighter injuries and deaths at incidents is the appointment of a well-prepared proactive Incident Safety Officer(ISO). This book primes aspiring and current Safety Officers to meet and exceed the specific job functions outlined in the 2007 Edition of NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer, as well as to aggressively pursue the operation of a highly efficient safety program. Extensively revised, the second edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer incorporates topics specifically focused on further developing and improving existing safety programs. Fundamental coverage of job functions for successful handling of incidents involving hazardous materials, technical rescue, wildland fire, and other disasters is accompanied by explanations of the critical skills required to be a proficient Safety Officer, including the processes of reading smoke, anticipating risk, predicting building collapse, and improving firefighter rehabilitation.
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Preparing the Incident Safety Officer - Street Story
Introduction to the Safety Officer Role
Safety Concepts
Guiding Issues, Regulations, and Standards
Designing an ISO System
"Front-Loading" Your Knowledge and Skills - Street Story
Mastery and Professional Development
Reading Buildings
Reading Smoke
Reading Risk
Reading Hazardous Energy
Reading Firefighters Section 3: The ISO On-Scene - Street Story
Triggers, Traps, and Working within Command Systems
A Basic Approach to Incident Duties
Structure Fires
Wildland & Interface Fires
HazMat Incidents
Technical Rescue Incidents
Post Incident Responsibilities
Sample ISO SOP: "Selection, Training, and Duties"
Sample ISO SOP: "Use of an ISO at Incidents"
Sample ISO Checklists Acronyms and Key Terms
Glossary
Index