Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Fourth Edition

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    Authors: NFPA and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

    Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills is your guide to the latest in fireground operations and firefighter safety.

    The new Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills represents the premier teaching and learning system for Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. Co-published by the NFPA® and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the Fourth Edition delivers broad-based fundamental knowledge and instruction modernized to address the realities of fighting fires that grow faster, have increased flashover potential, and burn hotter than before.

    Revised content provides evidence-based recommendations and protocols developed using the most current research, statistics, technology, standards, and reference information. Updates such as new photos and illustrations and a Skill Drill section with complete visual summaries make it easier for students to comprehend materials and develop critical thinking skills.

    Additional features include:

    • Coverage of the full spectrum of 2019 edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications
    • Complete Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) base on the 2018 edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
    • Table of contents and design to clearly distinguish between Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II chapters
    • Improved flexibility to structure courses to individual teaching styles
    • Cutting edge data and research from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    • Topics and statistics on firefighter behavioral and physical health awareness
    • Recognition of the increased risk of physical and mental health issues among fire service personnel

    Arm yourself with the authoritative source for advanced firefighter instruction and education. Place an order for the Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Fourth Edition today. (Print, 1,103 pp., 2019)

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