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Occupational Health and Safety for Fire Service, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Joseph Bruni

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 3, 2011

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Written to the FESHE associates curriculum course guidelines and outcomes, this first edition text offers real life case studies and examples to demonstrate the importance of a collaborative as well as a personal commitment to safety in the fire service. With fourteen chapters and FESHE and NFPA references and guidelines throughout, the author provides a firm foundation in occupational health and safety for students and fire service professionals.

Table of Contents

1. History of Occupational Safety and Health in Emergency Service Organizations

2. Safety-Related Regulations and Standards Applied to Emergency Services

3. Risk Management and Administration

4. The Development and Managemetn of the Safety Program

5. Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

6. Fire Emergency Safety

7. Safety at EMS Emergencies

8. Safety at Specific Types of Incidents

9. Safety After the Incident

10. Individual Responsibility with Safety - If Not You, Then Who?

11. Safety Program Appraisal—Making It Happen—If Not Now, Then When?

12. Data Collection and Information Management 

13. Specific Issues Concerning Occupational Safety Services

14. Lessons Learned from Incidents

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$33.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504287-8