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Air Management for the Fire Service

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ISBN-10: 1593701292

ISBN-13: 9781593701291

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mike Gagliano, Casey Phillips, Phillip Jose, Steve Bernocco

List price: $83.00
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Even though firefighters have strapped on some type of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for more than a century, the proud history of fire service always revered the toughest of the "smoke eaters." Intermittent use of SCBA, lack of proper procedures and training, and sometimes even those time-honored fire service traditions resulted in a tragic loss of life. The toughest of these lessons are here for all firefighters to read and learn. Proper use of SCBA and PASS devices, stricter enforcement of procedures, and an unflinching adherence to the rules will benefit firefighters in every department.
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Book details

List price: $83.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos
Publication date: 3/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 687
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

Why Air Management is Important
All Roads Lead to ROAM
History as Teacher
Time in a Bottle?
Saved by the Bell?
How Firefighters Are Dying On The Fireground
The Breath from Hell
NFPA 1404 and Air Management
The Phoenix Fire Tragedy: Bret Tarver's Legacy
Technology as the Answer: Nothing Can Go Wrong
The Rule of Air Management
The Point of No Return
The Art of Not Breathing Smoke
Where Should Our Training Emphasis Be?
Ready Checks
Incident Command and Air Management
Communication and Air Management
Weapons of Mass Destruction and Hazardous Materials Incidents
Rapid Intervention Operations and Air Management
Surviving the Mayday
Implementing Air Management in Fire Departments Large and Small
Air Management - Other Options
The Myths of Air Management
Answer Key