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Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services - 07 edition

Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services (ISBN10: 1401865712; ISBN13: 9781401865719)
ISBN13: 978-1401865719
ISBN10: 1401865712

Summary: Written by a lawyer who is also an experienced firefighter, this book examines the most challenging legal issues confronting firefighters and emergency service personnel today. Readers will explore such major legal concerns as fire service liability issues, the jurisdiction of OSHA over fire departments, the applicability of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, search and seizure, employment discrimination, residency requirements, sexual harassment, and more. Many of t ...show morehe most significant fires of the past century are also discussed, along with the cases and legal battles that ensued, so readers can make important connections between past events and the legal concepts facing emergency responders today.

Benefits:

  • a reader-friendly approach to the often complex subject of law, the text interprets legal concepts in an easy to understand format
  • fire and EMS -related incidents and resulting legal concerns are represented in some of the most well-known court cases involving fire departments
  • compelling photographs from actual fire and emergency scenes help readers connect the legal issues to the scene of the incident
  • logically organized, this book may serve as a text for a college-level fire law course or as an exceptional desk reference for those looking for a handy, understandable explanation of legal issues relating to the fire service
  • follows the National Fire Academy's FESHE course objectives for Legal Aspects of the Fire Service
  • an accompanying e.resource contains Lesson Plans, Powerpoint, a Testbank, and a Correlation Grid to the NFA's FESHE course objectives for Legal Aspects of the Fire Service
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Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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