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Protection of buildings, Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...

  • Fire Safety Scienceby G. Cox; B. Langford

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 880.00

    This book provides an essential reference on the current state of the art in this field covering topics as diverse as physics, chemistry, toxicology and human behaviour. It contains nearly one hundred scientific papers on all aspects of the subject. Many papers are included which illustrate the current state of development in the mathematical modelling... more...

  • How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Processby Mike Bryon

    Kogan Page 2011; US$ 24.99

    How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Process complies with the national standards and focuses on the most challenging parts of the application process. It includes new tests on fault diagnosis and spatial reasoning as well as practical ideas on how to dramatically improve your prospects before you apply. more...

  • Assessment of Total Evacuation Systems for Tall Buildingsby Enrico Ronchi; Daniel Nilsson

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This SpringerBrief focuses on the use of egress models to assess the optimal strategy for total evacuation in high-rise buildings. It investigates occupant relocation and evacuation strategies involving the exit stairs, elevators, sky bridges and combinations thereof. Chapters review existing information on this topic and describe case study simulations... more...