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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Introduction to Fire Prevention, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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