IFSTA Respiratory Protection for Fire and Emergency Services Book, 1st Edition
Whether public or private, fire and emergency services organizations must have an established respiratory protection program, including guidelines for use, maintenance, facepiece fit testing, and training. IFSTA Respiratory Protection for Fire and Emergency Services is intended to provide the necessary direction for such organizations in meeting the requirements for a respiratory protection program.
The manual is divided into two sections, the first dealing with administrative topics and the second with operational topics. The administrative section provides valuable information for personnel who must deal with selecting, purchasing, and maintaining respiratory protection in addition to facepiece fit testing. The operational section covers the operational use, maintenance, and wearing of respiratory protection, as well as emergency scene topics that interest emergency responders. Together, the two sections of IFSTA Respiratory Protection for Fire and Emergency Services enable a comprehensive understanding of respiratory protection. 1st Edition (2002). 356 pages.
IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) is an association of fire service personnel who are dedicated to upgrading fire fighting techniques and safety through training. Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a division within Oklahoma State University and the world's leading publisher of training materials for the fire and emergency services. FPP serves as the headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA).