The National Fire Protection AssociationAr and International Association of Fire Chiefs are pleased to bring you Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire pumper driver/operator. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements of Chapters 4, 5, and 10 of NFPA 1002, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition. It also addresses all of the course outcomes from the National Fire Academyas Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Associates (Core) Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply course. Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice features: a laser-like focus on driver/operator safety and responsibility with dedicated chapters on safety; actual Near-Miss Reporting System cases are discussed to drive home important points about safety and the lessons learned from these real-life incidents; detailed step-by-step skill drills with which include the corresponding NFPA job performance requiremens; page references for quick access to coverage of NFPA 1002 objectives and FESHEas Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply course outcomes at the beginning of each chapter; scenario based learning tools including You are the Driver/Operator, Driver/Operator in Action, and Voices of Experience case studies to encourage critical thinking skills; and Driver/Operator Tips and Safety Tips to provide helpful advice from fireground veterans.While performing a two-lane change, make sure that you clear each lane individually before proceeding. ... or inclement weather; doing so may cause the rear wheels to lock up, resulting in a loss of control of the fire apparatus. ... The compression brake is a mechanical system added to the engine valve train that is electronically actuated. ... Safety Tip Figure8-2 When approaching a curve, slowdown!
|Title||:||Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-02-14|