IFSTA Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Firefighters Book, 2nd Edition
IFSTA Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Firefighters prepares firefighters and emergency responders to meet the Marine Fire Fighter I and Marine Fire Fighter II training and certification requirements of NFPA 1005 – 2007 Edition (Standard for Professional Qualifications for Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Fire Fighters).
This textbook provides fire service personnel with the training, knowledge, technical information, and reference materials necessary for the safe and effective management of marine fire incidents. It describes the roles and responsibilities of the vessel's crew, emergency responders, and other agencies; it also details the concept and implementation of a unified commander structure within an incident management system.
The book describes common situations encountered in vessel fire situations for vessels of all sizes. The book addresses small vessels, small-boat construction types, how to recognize the hazards of vessels in dry dock, fire suppression systems for marinas, and marine and facility plans and response. The book also includes expanded instructional features and a table of guidelines for using fixed fire suppression systems in closed spaces.
Tables of contents, key terms, NFPA job performance requirements, and learning objectives are included at the front of each chapter. In addition, the book's single column format with photos and examples allow for more efficient reading and comprehension. IFSTA Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Firefighters is a valuable resource for firefighters, incident commanders, vessel crew members, emergency responders, command team members, harbor/port officials, coast guard authorities, and preincident planners. 2nd Edition (2010). 628 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).