Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

Author: Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781498741798

Category: Social Science

Page: 125

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The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider's guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a successful site plan for review. This book outlines the co

Organizing for Fire and Rescue Services

Organizing for Fire and Rescue Services

Author: Arthur E. Cote

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0877655774

Category: Medical

Page: 616

View: 523

Apply the experience of dozens of leading authorities with the new Organizing for Fire and Rescue Services. This special fire service edition of NFPA's Fire Protection Handbook is comprised of 35 informative chapters that present the big picture in a single volume. All the topics fire service managers and fire and life safety educators need to know about are here including: Fire and fire science basics including fire data collection and databases, and use of incident data and statistics Information on fire and life safety education including how to reach high-risk groups, understanding media, and evaluation techniques Guidance on fire department administration and operations, pre-incident planning, EMS, training, apparatus and equipment, PPE, managing response to haz-mat incidents, rescue operations, fireground operations, and more! Order your copy today and put time-tested knowledge to work for you!

Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice

Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449655273

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 356

View: 350

The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Administration Includes Navigate Advantage Access

Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Administration Includes Navigate Advantage Access

Author: Randy R Bruegman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284220087

Category: Political Science

Page: 617

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"This book introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer"--

BIM in the Construction Industry

BIM in the Construction Industry

Author: Hee Sung Cha

Publisher: MDPI

ISBN: 9783039365739

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 414

View: 773

This book contains 19 peer-reviewed papers on the subject of BIM in the construction industry. These articles cover recent advances in the development of BIM technologies and applications in the field of architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.

Optimizing Community Infrastructure

Optimizing Community Infrastructure

Author: Ryan Colker

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780128162415

Category: Nature

Page: 310

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Optimizing Community Infrastructure: Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses examines the resilience measures being deployed within individual disciplines and sectors and how multi-stakeholder efforts can catalyze action to address global challenges in preparedness and disaster and hazard mitigation. The book provides a theoretical framework to advance thinking on creating resilient, inclusive, sustainable and safe communities. Users will find an accurate and up-to-date guide for working on the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of policies, programs and projects related to community resilience. Provides updated information on resilience, especially on infrastructure, finance, land use, standards and policies Includes case studies that illustrate how communities have increased their resilience to natural and other disasters Analyzes the institutional, political, social and economic dimensions of resilience at the community level Illustrates the interdependencies and interconnectedness of infrastructure systems and how community resilience relies on a holistic approach Examines responses to emerging risks associated with climate change