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  • Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releasesby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    Siting of permanent and temporary buildings in process areas requires careful consideration of potential effects of explosions and fires arising from accidental release of flammable materials. This book, which updates the 1996 edition, provides a single-source reference that explains the American Petroleum Institute (API) permanent (752) and temporary... more...

  • Fire in the Fryerby Hedley Griffin

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 5.99

    Harey the rabbit decides to deep-fry some chips for a barbecue. He fills the fryer too much and abandons it while he goes off to play, allowing it to burst into flames. more...

  • Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careersby Ronny Coleman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildingsby Phil Parnham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 157.95

    By using a number of highly illustrated case studies, the author answers questions such as: What causes premature staining? How can it be avoided? The book suggests measures that should be taken to prevent the appearance of ugly staining. 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...