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Introduction to Fire Protection [Hardcover]

Robert W. Klinoff

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Book Description

April 12 2006 1418001775 978-1418001773 3
Discover the entire process of becoming a firefighter, beginning with an exploration of the requirements and career opportunities, as well as advice on how to succeed as a proactive member of the fire service. Thoroughly updated to the 2004 Edition of the NFPA fire codes and ordinances, Introduction to Fire Protection, 3E explores such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting and accomplishment, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, and more. Progressive information on fire protection in the community from both the planning and application standpoints offers readers a well-rounded view of the fire service's function in community risk reduction. Feauturing comprehensive coverage, this book provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service.

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Robert W. Klinoff is a nationally-certified Incident Commander and Safety Officer, a California Certified Chief Officer, a Master Instructor, and a National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer. A 35-year fire service veteran, he also is a retired Chief Deputy Fire Chief with the Kern County Fire Department. Klinoff teaches online and classroom courses in the areas of command, management, and safety in both structural and wildland firefighting. As an instructor for the state of California, he teaches Company Officer and Chief Officer level courses. He also serves as an adjunct faculty for the National Fire Academy, teaching Infection Control for Emergency Response Personnel, Managing Company Tactical Operations, and Chemistry of Hazardous Materials. Under the National Interagency Incident Qualifications System, he is certified as a Safety Officer, Division Supervisor, and Strike Team/Task Force Leader. In addition, Klinoff served as a Safety Officer on California Interagency Management Team 3, which received the Award for Excellence from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for their response efforts to the Pentagon incident on Sept. 11, 2001. Klinoff's background also includes experience as a firefighter, an ambulance driver, and a firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service,. He holds an associate of science degree in Fire Science from Columbia College and a bachelor's degree in Occupational Studies-Vocational Arts from California State University Long Beach. He is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Introduction in Fire Protection Sept. 27 2010
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book Feb. 20 2007
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What can I say about this book? It's required material for firefighting courses, although it's more than likely a few editions behind, and as with all other text books it's over priced. As far as firefighting text books go, this one is pretty good.
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