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La Posada Hotel Fire- McAllen, Texas (Paperback): U.S. Department of Homeland Security La Posada Hotel Fire- McAllen, Texas (Paperback)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

"Get Alarmed, South Carolina"-Lessons Learned From Its Success (Paperback): U.S. Department of Homeland Security "Get Alarmed, South Carolina"-Lessons Learned From Its Success (Paperback)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R262 Discovery Miles 2 620 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

In 1988, the State of South Carolina kicked off a public fire safety program entitled "Get Alarmed, South Carolina " The program has been credited in 1990 with helping the State record the lowest number of fire deaths in five years and to begin the reverse a trend in recent years toward higher and higher fire death rates. The story of the "Get Alarmed, South Carolina " program and other South Carolina public fire safety efforts since 1988 offer lessons which may be helpful to other States.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 1996 (Paperback): Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 1996 (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency
R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This report continues a series of annual studies by the USFA of on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States. The USFA is the single public agency source of information for all on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States each year. The unique and specific objective of this study is to identify all on-duty firefighter fatalities that occurred in the United States and its protectorates in 1996, and to present in summary form the circumstances surrounding each occurrence. The study is intended to help identify approaches that could reduce the number of firefighter deaths in future years. In addition to the 1996 overall findings, this study includes special analyses on violent firefighter deaths, physical fitness and its relation to firefighter deaths, and vehicle accidents.

Hospital Fire Kills Four Patients Southside Regional Medical Center- Petersburg, Virginia (Paperback): U S Federal Emergency... Hospital Fire Kills Four Patients Southside Regional Medical Center- Petersburg, Virginia (Paperback)
U S Federal Emergency Management Agency
R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Firefighter Autopsy Protocol (Paperback): Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency Firefighter Autopsy Protocol (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency
R378 Discovery Miles 3 780 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The firefighter Autopsy Protocol has been extensively revised since its original 1994 edition in this new protocol, a number of additional areas of information have been provided to take into account emerging issues and new technologies as applied to the conduct of autopsies

Highrise Office Building Fire One Meridian Plaza- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Paperback): U S Federal Emergency Management... Highrise Office Building Fire One Meridian Plaza- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Paperback)
U S Federal Emergency Management Agency
R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This report on the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, One Meridian Plaza fire documents one of the most significant highrise fires in U.S. history. This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Floor Collapse Claims Two Firefighters (Paperback): U. Department of Homeland Security Fema Floor Collapse Claims Two Firefighters (Paperback)
U. Department of Homeland Security Fema
R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Four Firefighters Killed, Trapped by Floor Collapse (Paperback): J  Gordon Routley Four Firefighters Killed, Trapped by Floor Collapse (Paperback)
J Gordon Routley; U. Department of Homeland Security Fema
R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

An NFIRS Analysis - Investigating City Characteristics and Residential Fire Rates (Paperback): Us Fire Administration, National... An NFIRS Analysis - Investigating City Characteristics and Residential Fire Rates (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center, Federal Emergency Management Agency
R323 Discovery Miles 3 230 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This report identifies relationships between city characteristics and the causes of residential fires, with special emphasis on climate, demographic, and socioeconomic factors.

Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook (Paperback): Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency
R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook is designed to teach communities how to develop an effective juvenile firesetter intervention program

Behavioral Mitigation of Smoking Fires (Paperback): National Fire Protection Association, U S Departmen U S Fire Administration Behavioral Mitigation of Smoking Fires (Paperback)
National Fire Protection Association, U S Departmen U S Fire Administration
R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has partnered with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) "to research what types of behaviors cause smoking fire fatalities and develop sound recommendations for behavioral mitigation strategies to reduce smoking fire fatalities in the United States...."

I-35W Bridge Collapse and Response- Minneapolis, Minnesota (Paperback): U. Department of Homeland Security Fema I-35W Bridge Collapse and Response- Minneapolis, Minnesota (Paperback)
U. Department of Homeland Security Fema
R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Interstate Bank Building Fire- Los Angeles, California (Paperback): U S Federal Emergency Management Agency Interstate Bank Building Fire- Los Angeles, California (Paperback)
U S Federal Emergency Management Agency
R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Kona Village Apartments Fire- Bremerton, Washington (Paperback): U S Federal Emergency Management Agency Kona Village Apartments Fire- Bremerton, Washington (Paperback)
U S Federal Emergency Management Agency
R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Behavioral Mitigation of Cooking Fires (Paperback): National Fire Protection Association, U S Departmen U S Fire Administration Behavioral Mitigation of Cooking Fires (Paperback)
National Fire Protection Association, U S Departmen U S Fire Administration
R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has partnered with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) "to research the types of behaviors and sequences of events that lead to cooking fires and develop sound recommendations for behavioral mitigation strategies that will reduce such fires and their resultant injuries and fatalities."

Funding Alternatives for Emergency Medical and Fire Services (Paperback): U. Department of Homeland Security Fema Funding Alternatives for Emergency Medical and Fire Services (Paperback)
U. Department of Homeland Security Fema
R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The purpose of this manual is to identify the various grants and innovative funding alternatives available for emergency medical services (EMS) and fire protection services. Where appropriate, a discussion of the pros and cons of a particular funding source is discussed. Examples are given to illustrate houw alternative funding is being successfully implemented in EMS agencies and fire departments across the country.

Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study (Paperback): Us Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration; Edited by Tridata Corporation.; Federal Emergency Management Agency
R411 Discovery Miles 4 110 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This analysis sought to identify trends in mortality and examine relationships among data elements. To this end, data were collected on firefighter fatalities between 1990 and 2000. (For further information, see the "Methodology" section or the Appendix.) Using this analysis, better targeted prevention strategies can be developed in keeping with the USFA's goal to reduce firefighter deaths 25 percent by 2005. In contrast to the annual USFA firefighter fatality reports, this analysis allowed for comparisons over time to determine any changes in firefighter mortality, with a depth of scrutiny not present in earlier analyses.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2003 (Paperback): Federal Emergency Management Agency, Us Fire Administration,... Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2003 (Paperback)
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Us Fire Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This report continues a series of annual studies by the USFA of on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States. The USFA is the single public agency source of information for all on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States each year. The unique and specific objective of this study is to identify all on-duty firefighter fatalities that occurred in the United States and its protectorates in 2003, and to present in summary form the circumstances surrounding each occurrence. The study is intended to help identify approaches that could reduce the number of firefighter deaths in future years. In addition to the 2003 overall findings, this study includes two special topics related to alcohol use and fire service risk management.

Firefighter Fatality Summaries (Paperback): Federal Emergency Managment Agency Firefighter Fatality Summaries (Paperback)
Federal Emergency Managment Agency; Edited by Tridata Corporation.; Us Fire Administration
R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

Over an 11-year period from 1990 to 2000, more than 1 million firefighters have been injured, and 1,068 have lost their lives. This report focuses on the fatalities suffered by firefighters and other officials engaged in the suppression of fires over this 11-year span. The bulk of this report is in chronological order by the date of the incident that caused the death, and it reflects the individual's name, affiliation, and department. Summaries of the incidents themselves were unavailable for the years 1990-1993, but they are included for the next 7 years.

The Derailment of the Sunset Limited- Big Bayou Canot, Alabama (Paperback): U.S. Department of Homeland Security The Derailment of the Sunset Limited- Big Bayou Canot, Alabama (Paperback)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This report details the response of the Mobile, Alabama Fire Department (MFD) to the derailment of a passenger train in a remote section of the Big Bayou Canot, nine miles north of Mobile

Express Residential Fire Sprinkler Design Guide (Paperback): Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency Express Residential Fire Sprinkler Design Guide (Paperback)
Us Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency
R345 Discovery Miles 3 450 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The Guide provides a preliminary discussion of sprinkler coverage area, water flow, and water pressure. After this discussion, the Guide is divided into two parts: Part 1: Hydraulic Worksheet and Part 2: Sprinkler Target Zones.

Special Report - Trends and Hazards in Firefighter Training (Paperback): Adam Thiel, Jeff Stern, John Kimball Special Report - Trends and Hazards in Firefighter Training (Paperback)
Adam Thiel, Jeff Stern, John Kimball
R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

The purpose of this report is to identify key concerns regarding the hazards of firefighter training and to explore how the training hazards have changed and helps fire departments reduce these hazards by offering suggestions based on the experiences of the study participants.

Twelve-Fatality Nursing Home Fire- Norfolk, Virginia (Paperback): Randolph E. Kirby, Hollis Stambaugh, U.S. Department of... Twelve-Fatality Nursing Home Fire- Norfolk, Virginia (Paperback)
Randolph E. Kirby, Hollis Stambaugh, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Wildland Fires, Florida-1998 (Paperback): J  Gordon Routley, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Wildland Fires, Florida-1998 (Paperback)
J Gordon Routley, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

Doubletree Hotel Fire- New Orleans, Louisiana (Paperback): Jeffrey M. Shapiro, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Doubletree Hotel Fire- New Orleans, Louisiana (Paperback)
Jeffrey M. Shapiro, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
R259 Discovery Miles 2 590 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.

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