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Introduction to Fire Prevention, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By James C. Robertson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 17, 2009

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Organized into 14 chapters, following the FESHE curriculum, with completely updated color photographs, this seventh edition instructs the student on the prevention of unwanted fires and the roles of both the fire department and the public in preventing them. This best-selling text presents a broad-based look at fire prevention including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. The seventh edition has been updated to include the refinement of coverage of performance based codes, code change recommendations as a result of the tragic events of 9/11, fire safety research with continuing application, and a case study of a very successful fire safety program.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: History and Philosophy of Fire Prevention

Chapter 2: Status of Education, Engineering and Enforcement in the United States

Chapter 3: Public Fire and Life Safety Education Programs

Chapter 4: Enforcing Fire Safety Compliance

Chapter 5: Fire Safety Inspection Procedures

Chapter 6: Preparing Fire Service Personnel for Fire Prevention Duties

Chapter 7: Organization and Administration of Municipal Fire Prevention Units

Chapter 8: Instilling Positive Fire Reaction

Chapter 9: Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector

Chapter 10: Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public Sector

Chapter 11: Fire Prevention Through Arson Suppression

Chapter 12: International Practices in Fire Prevention

Chapter 13: Fire Prevention Research

Chapter 14: Proving Fire Prevention Works

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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-606964-5