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Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th Edition

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th EditionPhysical Product
  • By IFSTA
  • Pub. Date: Jan 22, 2019 by FPP/IFSTA.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-498566-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-498566-4

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Key features include:

  • Organized to meet the needs of students and instructors:
    • Chapters 1-15 - Fire Fighter I
    • Chapters 16-22 - Fire Fighter II
    • Chapter 23 - Emergency First Aid (FFI JPR’s)
    • Chapters 24-26 - Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (FFI JPR’s)
    • Chapter 27 - NIMS-ICS (FF I, FF II, and Hazmat JPR’s)
  • IFSTA worked with the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL-FSRI) staff to incorporate the latest research on fire behavior and fire attack. This updated research is found throughout the text.
  • Hazardous Materials content is enhanced and meets Awareness and Operations levels of NFPA 1072, 2017 Edition.
  • The NEW IFSTA ONE COLUMN format means more photos, more illustrations, and more tables. More visuals enhance the student learning experience.
  • The Essentials 7th Edition APP — a student companion app is FREE to download. Stream all 173 skills videos FREE on a smart device. Practice tool identification FREE. Sample the Essentials 7 Interactive Course and Exam Prep before you make the in app purchase.
  • A complete line of support products for students and instructors include the Curriculum, Workbook, Exam Prep, Interactive Course, Skills Videos, and the eBook.

For courses in the essentials of fire fighting.

Foundations for success in professional fire fighting

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations continues the tradition of excellence in firefighter education. It meets all the requirements of Fire Fighter I and II levels of NFPA 1001®, NFPA 472®, and OSHA 1910.120. The 7th edition offers a complete support package, including skill sheets, knot and rope requirements, and coverage of essential job tasks related to medical requirements of NFPA 1582®.

Table of Contents

Section A: Fire Fighter I
1 Introduction to the Fire Service and Firefighter Safety.
2 Communications 
3 Building Construction 
4 Fire Dynamics 
5 Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment 
6 Portable Fire Extinguishers 
7 Ropes and Knots 
8 Ground Ladders 
9 Forcible Entry 
10 Structural Search and Rescue
11 Tactical Ventilation
12 Fire Hose
13 Hose Operations and Hose Streams
14 Fire Suppression
15 Overhaul, Property Conservation, and Scene Preservation 

Section B: Fire Fighter II
16 Building Materials, Structural Collapse, and Effects of Fire Suppression
17 Technical Rescue Support and Vehicle Extrication Operations
18 Foam Fire Fighting, Liquid Fires, and Gas Fires
19 Incident Scene Operations
20 Fire Origin and Cause Determination .
21 Maintenance and Testing Responsibilities
22 Community Risk Reduction

Section C: Emergency First Aid, Fire Fighter I
23 First Aid Provider

Section D: Hazardous Materials Response for Firefighters, Fire Fighter I

24 Analyzing the Incident
25 Action Options and Response Objectives 
26 Personal Protective Equipment, Product Control, and Decontamination

Section E: NIMS-ICS 100 and 200, Fire Fighter I and II and Hazardous Materials Responder
27 National Incident Management System — Incident Command Structure

A Chapter and Page Correlation to NFPA 1001 and NFPA 1072 Requirements
B Foam Concentrate Characteristics and Application Techniques
C UN Class Placards and Labels
D GHS Summary 

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