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  • Fire Toxicityby A A Stec; T R Hull

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 315.00

    Toxic fire effluents are responsible for the majority of fire deaths, and an increasing large majority of fire injuries, driven by the widespread and increasing use of synthetic polymers. Fire safety has focused on preventing ignition and reducing flame spread through reducing the rate of heat release, while neglecting the important issue of fire toxicity.... more...

  • Firefighter Examby LLC LearningExpress

    LearningExpress, LLC 2013; US$ 8.99

    Challenging, rewarding, and well-paying, firefighting is a terrific career choice. But before they join the ranks of one of the nation's most admired occupations, applicants must pass a rigorous exam. With 5 total practice exams, this guide provides the most thorough and up-to-date preparation available. Featuring the latest information and advice... more...

  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professionalby Lon H. Ferguson; Dr. Christopher A. Janicak

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional takes an in-depth look at fire hazards in the workplace?from the substances required to do business to the building construction itself??and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and... more...

  • Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Massby CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Complemented by an estimating tool spreadsheet based on a fixed set of chemicals to assist in risk estimations, Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Mass converts a "best guess" to a calculated value based on available information and current technology. The text documents and explains the science and background of the technology-based... more...

  • Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principlesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 160.00

    Written by an engineer for engineers, this book is both training manual and on-going reference, bringing together all the different facets of the complex processes that must be in place to minimize the risk to people, plant and the environment from fires, explosions, vapour releases and oil spills. Fully compliant with international regulatory requirements,... more...

  • The Home Security Handbookby Lynne Finch; Mike Seeklander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Lynne Finch holds multiple NRA instructor credentials, including Refuse to be a Victim, as well as being a SabreRed Pepper Spray instructor and a Defensive Firearms Coach. Her first book, Taking Your First Shot , addressed defensive shooting for women. In her second book she continues talking about safety by including ideas and tips for keeping... more...

  • Intruder Alarmsby Gerard Honey

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 49.95

    Intruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The third edition... more...

  • The Lightning Flash, 2nd Editionby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 190.00

    With contributions from today?s leading lightning engineers and researchers, this updated 2nd edition of Vernon Cooray?s classic text, The Lightning Flash provides the reader with an essential introduction to lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. Providing the reader with a thorough background into almost every aspect of... more...

  • Management of Depleted Uraniumby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Large stocks of depleted uranium have arisen as a result of enrichment operations, especially in the United States and the Russian Federation. Countries with depleted uranium stocks are interested in assessing strategies for the use and management of depleted uranium. The choice of strategy depends on several factors, including government and business... more...