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  • Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials, Second Editionby Charles A. Wilkie; Alexander B. Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 199.95

    When dealing with challenges such as providing fire protection while considering cost, mechanical and thermal performance and simultaneously addressing increasing regulations that deal with composition of matter and life cycle issues, there are no quick, one-size-fits-all answers. Packed with comprehensive coverage, scientific approach, step-by-step... more...

  • Electrostatic Ignitions of Fires and Explosionsby Thomas H. Pratt

    Wiley 2010; US$ 126.00

    Tom Pratt, a long-time process safety practitioner and lecturer in electrostatic safety, wrote this book to educate industry in the basics of electrostatics. It offers a selected collection of information designed to give readers the tools they need to examine the hazard potential of common industrial processes. Among the topics addressed are separation... more...

  • Guidelines for Analyzing and Managing the Security Vulnerabilities of Fixed Chemical Sitesby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 145.00

    This new initiative demonstrates a process and tools for managing the security vulnerability of sites that produce and handle chemicals, petroleum products, pharmaceuticals, and related materials such as fertilizers and water treatment chemicals. Includes: enterprise screening; site screening; protection analysis; security vulnerability assessment;... more...

  • Dow's Fire & Explosion Index Hazard Classification Guideby American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.95

    This popular safety best-seller is designed to help the user quantify the expected damage of potential fire and explosion incidents in realistic terms, identify the equipment likely to contribute to the creation or escalation of an incident, and communicate the fire and explosion risk potential to management. Based on Dow's Fire and Explosion Risk... more...

  • Firefighter Exam For Dummiesby Stacy L. Bell; Lindsay Rock; Tracey Biscontini

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.39

    The fast and easy way to score your best on the Firefighter Exam In addition to physical tests of strength, agility, and coordination, firefighters must also pass a difficult written test that requires serious preparation to fare well, and many applicants fail to succeed. Firefighter Exam For Dummies gives you a complete review of the most commonly... more...

  • QUANT RISK ASSESS FIRE SAFETYby Ganapathy Ramachandran; David Charters

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 170.00

    Fire safety regulations in many countries require Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for buildings such as workplaces and houses in multiple occupation. This duty is imposed on a "Responsible Person" and also on any other persons having control of buildings in compliance with the requirements specified in the regulations. Although regulations... more...

  • Loss Control Auditingby E. Scott Dunlap

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    As a critical function in monitoring workplace safety, loss control auditing provides an organizational assessment of safety program performance in relation to regulatory requirements and company policies. Principles of quality management dictate that measurement of an activity receives organizational attention and provides an excellent tool for communicating... more...

  • DK Readers L2: Fire Fighter!by Angela Royston

    DK Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99

    Ring! Ring! Ring! It's the fire alarm! A house is on fire! The firefighters are on their way in this Level 2 DK Reader , Firefighter! For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, Level 2 books use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the... more...

  • Electronic Access Controlby Thomas L. Norman

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 64.95

    Access Control Systems are difficult to learn and even harder to master due to the different ways in which manufacturers approach the subject and the myriad complications associated with doors, door frames, hardware, and electrified locks. Electronic Access Control consolidates this information, covering a comprehensive yet easy-to-read list of... more...

  • CliffsNotes Firefighter Exam Cram Planby Inc. Northeast Editing

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.99

    Get a plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left Includes a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint where you need the most help Includes a two-month, one-month, and one-week cram plan Full-length practice exam with complete answer explanations more...