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Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services - 2nd edition

Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services (ISBN10: 1111308802; ISBN13: 9781111308803)
ISBN13: 978-1111308803
ISBN10: 1111308802

Summary: Written by a lawyer who is also an experienced firefighter, LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, 2E 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, sexua
l harassment, and more. In addition, LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, 2E also covers EMS law addressing consent, capacity, standard of care, medical confidentiality, and HIPAA. Many of the most significant fires of the past century are 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.
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Summary: Written by a lawyer who is also an experienced firefighter, LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, 2E 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. In addition, LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, 2E also covers EMS law addressing consent, capacity, standard of care, medical confidentiality, and HIPAA. Many of the most significant fires of the past century are 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
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Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2012
International: No



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