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Occupational Safety and Health in Emergency Services - 2nd edition

Occupational Safety and Health in Emergency Services (ISBN10: 1401859038; ISBN13: 9781401859039)
ISBN13: 978-1401859039
ISBN10: 1401859038

Summary: This one-stop resource offers a comprehensive program management approach to occupational safety and health issues for instructors, students, safety officers, fire and EMS department managers, and others in the fire and emergency medical services fields. Updated to the latest editions of the NFPA 1500 series standards and adhering to the course objectives within the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course outcomes for Occup
ational Health and Safety, this book explains the significance and rationale for increasing emphasis on health and safety and provides the education necessary for facing the challenges that lay ahead. Enhancements to this edition include the latest facts on risk management and program development, all-new information on funding for safety and health programs, emerging trends, and updated coverage of terrorism preparedness.

Benefits:
  • updated material includes coverage of new safety and health challenges for the responder, as well as adheres to new and updated standards to ensure that readers are provided with the ''must have'' information needed to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the subject
  • an NFPA correlation grid to the applicable NFPA standards, referencing specific chapters and page numbers where content meets requirements is available on the accompanying Instructor's CD
  • all types of occupational safety and health incidents are considered, including pre- and post-incident safety and safety at the scene
  • practical and up-to-date case reviews, self-study questions, and suggested activities prepare readers to apply what they learn to real-life events
  • correlation guide to FESHE course outcomes references chapters where content in the book meets these course objectives
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Summary: This one-stop resource offers a comprehensive program management approach to occupational safety and health issues for instructors, students, safety officers, fire and EMS department managers, and others in the fire and emergency medical services fields. Updated to the latest editions of the NFPA 1500 series standards and adhering to the course objectives within the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course outcomes for Occupational Health and Safety, this book explains the significance and rationale for increasing emphasis on health and safety and provides the education necessary for facing the challenges that lay ahead. Enhancements to this edition include the latest facts on risk management and program development, all-new information on funding for safety and health programs, emerging trends, and updated coverage of terrorism preparedness.

Benefits:
  • updated material includes coverage of new safety and health challenges for the responder, as well as adheres to new and updated standards to ensure that readers are provided with the ''must have'' information needed to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the subject
  • an NFPA correlation grid to the applicable NFPA standards, referencing specific chapters and page numbers where content meets requirements is available on the accompanying Instructor's CD
  • all types of occupational safety and health incidents are considered, including pre- and post-incident safety and safety at the scene
  • practical and up-to-date case reviews, self-study questions, and suggested activities prepare readers to apply what they learn to real-life events
  • correlation guide to FESHE course outcomes references chapters where content in the book meets these course objectives
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
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Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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