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- LearningExpress, LLC 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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Today, indoor mold and moisture, and their associated health effects, are a society-wide problem. The economic consequences of indoor mold and moisture are enormous. Their global dimension has been emphasized in several recent international publications, stressing that the most important means for avoiding adverse health effects is the prevention (or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 154.95
Ongoing advances in arson detection tools and techniques increase the importance of scientific evidence in related court proceedings. In order to assemble an airtight case, investigators and forensic scientists need a resource that assists them in properly conducting the chemical analysis and interpretation of physical evidence found at scenes of suspected... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 88.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95
Preventable dust explosions continue to occur in industry in spite of significant research and practice efforts worldwide over many years. There is a need for effective understanding of the unique hazards posed by combustible dust. This book describes a number of dust explosion myths ? which together cover the main source of dust explosion hazards... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95
DEFEND STRUCTURES AND THEIR CONTENTS WITH THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO BUILDING PERIMETER SECURITY Perimeter security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. But until this comprehensive guide from security expert Michael J. Arata, Jr., there was no single place to turn for complete coverage of the protection of buildings from external... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
In the wake of September 11 this text identifies generic terrorism threats to, and practices used to safeguard, high-rise buildings in Los Angeles and elsewhere. It discusses potential responses after an event and suggests preparations that local government and the private sector could take. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
This volume describes fire behavior and fire protection of timbers in outdoors and indoors application mainly in construction industry. The Authors? novel approach considers the relationship between various species and age of timbers and its fire behavior at different thermal and fire loads. Quantitative data of ignition speed and flame propagation... more...
- 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...