Summary: Today's fire fighters respond to all types of crises from fires to medical emergencies and terrorist attacks. As they answer these calls, it is imperative that no gaps in knowledge compromise their effectiveness or their safety in protecting the public. Fire fighters need up-to-date, comprehensive training materials to thoroughly prepare for any situation that may arise. The International Association of Fire Chiefs and the National Fire Protection Association have ...show more joined forces to develop new fire fighter training materials that will set the standard for fire fighter education for years to come.
The text meets and exceeds the entire 2002 editions of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, and covers a number of additional areas to help prepare students for a career in the fire service including wildland and ground fires, pre-incident planning, terrorism response, and much more. ...show less