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  • Becoming a Firefighterby LearningExpress Editors

    Learning Express 2008; US$ 5.99

    About 353,000 firefighters are currently employed nationwide. Employment opportunities for firefighters are rising, and applicants should expect fierce competition. Becoming a Firefighter includes critical information on everything from what firefighters really do on the job, to how they are selected, to the types of jobs available. This book also... more...

  • Fire Safety Management Handbook, Third Editionby Daniel E. Della-Giustina

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Safety managers today are required to go beyond compliance with the latest fire codes to implement proactive fire safety management programs that improve profitability. By reducing property loss insurance premiums and fostering an efficient work environment to help realize quality gains, safety managers can add to the bottom line; however, they need... more...

  • Management and Engineering of Fire Safety and Loss Preventionby BHR Group Ltd

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 370.00

    The papers presented deal with the general methods and techniques, from a range of disciplines, as they can be applied to specific engineering and fire safety situations. The circumstances described include a variety of large scale plant applications in the petrochemical industry.  As such this book is a valuable reference for fire engineers, petroleum... more...

  • Fire Behavior of Upholstered Furniture and Mattressesby John Krasny; William Parker; Vytenis Babrauskas

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 150.00

    In the United States alone, deaths due to furniture and bed fires still rank as the top-most category of fire losses. The flammability of upholstered furniture is a major concern of engineers and others across a wide swath of organizations. This book was written to provide its audience with the science and engineering need to better understand the... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 149.00

    Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities is a general engineering handbook that provides an overview for understanding problems of fire and explosion at oil, gas, and chemical facilities. This handbook offers information about current safety management practices and technical engineering... more...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    Perimeter Security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. Whether insuring the safety of government buildings, hospitals, residences, or bio-research labs, the safety of workers and materials can only be ensured by outfitting all points of entry with the appropriate alarm and surveillance equipment. This comprehensive hands-on resource... more...

  • Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systemsby Terry Kennedy; John Traister

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 59.00

    Best-of-the-best guidelines for handling low voltage wiring The A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems is now fully up-to-date in a new edition. Prepared by Terry Kennedy and John E. Traister, authors with over three decades of hands-on experience apiece in the construction... more...

  • Construction Site Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 85.00

    In order to meet insurance requirements or earn incentives, construction companies must now put a security plan in place for every construction site. This comprehensive resource covers all the essentials of planning, prioritizing, and implementing construction site security. more...

  • Fire Safety and Risk Managementby Fire Protection Association

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within the text to... more...

  • Fire Investigationby Niamh Nic Daeid

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 154.95

    Fire Investigation covers the concepts and theories used to determine a specfic fire has been deliberately or accidentally set. The author clearly explains the concepts needed to gain insight into a fire scene investigation, including the dynamics of the fire, the necessary conditions for a fire to start and be maintained, the different types of combustion... more...