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Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Student Workbook, 3rd Edition

  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • ISBN-10: 1449688241
  • ISBN-13: 9781449688240
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

This Student Workbook contains exercises to reinforce what you will learn in both Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition and the classroom. The exercises cover the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications and the requirements of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. It is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension through a variety of exercises in each chapter, including: • Multiple Choice—Numerous multiple-choice questions prepare you for exams. • Fire Alarms—Scenarios help you develop your decision-making skills by describing emergencies and challenging you to come up with solutions. • Skill Drills—Test your skills with photo jumbles and caption fill-ins. Place photos in the correct order to test your knowledge of a skill and fill-in the captions to ensure that you know all the details of each step. • Labeling—Master visual recognition with labeling activities. • Fire Fighter II in Action—Fire Fighter II students have an additional opportunity to consider a scenario and determine how it should be handled using the student’s own department’s policies and procedures. • And More—True/false, matching, crossword puzzles, short answer, and fill-ins! All Fire Fighter II questions are delineated for quick reference. Perforated pages make it easier for you to hand in your homework assignments. Answers for these exercises can be found in the Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition Instructor’s Tool Kit.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History and Orientation of the Fire Service
Chapter 2: Fire Fighter Safety
Chapter 3: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
Chapter 4: Fire Service Communications
Chapter 5: Incident Command System
Chapter 6: Fire Behavior
Chapter 7: Building Construction
Chapter 8: Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter 9: Fire Fighter Tools and Equipment
Chapter 10: Ropes and Knots
Chapter 11: Response and Size-Up
Chapter 12: Forcible Entry
Chapter 13: Ladders
Chapter 14: Search and Rescue
Chapter 15: Ventilation
Chapter 16: Water Supply
Chapter 17: Fire Attack and Foam
Chapter 18: Fire Fighter Survival
Chapter 19: Salvage and Overhaul
Chapter 20: Fire Fighter Rehabilitation
Chapter 21: Wildland and Ground Fires
Chapter 22: Fire Suppression
Chapter 23: Preincident Planning
Chapter 24: Fire and Emergency Medical Care
Chapter 25: Emergency Medical Care
Chapter 26: Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
Chapter 27: Assisting Special Rescue Teams
Chapter 28: Hazardous Materials: Overview
Chapter 29: Hazardous Materials: Properties and Effects
Chapter 30: Hazardous Materials: Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards
Chapter 31: Hazardous Materials: Implementing a Response
Chapter 32: Hazardous Materials: Personal Protective Equipment, Scene Safety, and Scene Control
Chapter 33: Hazardous Materials: Response Priorities and Actions
Chapter 34: Hazardous Materials: Decontamination Techniques
Chapter 35: Terrorism Awareness
Chapter 36: Fire Prevention and Public Education
Chapter 37: Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems
Chapter 38: Fire Cause Determination