Summary: Achieve the professional qualifications needed to become an apparatus driver and pump operator with Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice.Learn to safely and effectively drive and operate an apparatus with fire pumpers with the new Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice! This text is the core of a complete teaching and learning system that thoroughly supports instructors and prepares students for the job. The text includes up-to-date coverage the 2009 Editi ...show moreon of NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. This text provides a thorough understanding of the types of fire apparatus equipped with pumps, how to safely drive them, and how to properly maintain these vehicles through inspection and testing programs. Students will also learn how to operate fire pumps by gaining an understanding of water supply, nozzles and flow rates, optimal positioning, and more. To help increase studentsrsquo; retention of the material presented in the text, the following features are included in each chapter: NFPA Standards and Objectives-Each chapter identifies the appropriate NFPA standards, cognitive objectives, and skills objectives for the chapter. You are the Driver/Operator-Each chapter opens with a case study that will stimulate classroom discussion, capture students' attention, and provide an overview of the chapter. Additional case studies and challenging questions are included at the end of each chapter. Skill Drills-Skill Drills provide written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills and procedures. Safety Tips-These boxed features provide helpful advice on important safety topics. Hot Terms-Key terms are easily identified and defined within the text. A comprehensive list follows each chapter. Chief Concepts-Bulleted summaries at the end of each chapter help students to prepare for exams. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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