Fire Prevention

Inspection and Code Enforcement

Author: David Diamantes

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781418009441

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

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This text is updated to reflect the 2006 ICC and Uniform Fire Codes. It features step-by-step explanations and practical examples of the use of model building and fire prevention codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and politicala

Principles of Code Enforcement

Author: James M. Foley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132625913

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

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Principles of Fire Code Enforcement provides a comprehensive overview of the everyday work practices of fire inspectors and the important role they play in fire risk reduction in their communities. The text's easy-to-follow format covers basic and advanced concepts for fire science students, fire inspectors, and fire officers seeking advancement in their fire service careers. Case studies and illustrations help readers understand and implement complex fire code and fire protection requirements and provide insight into practical approaches to improving response and recovery efforts in the community. This text addresses the FESHE requirements for fire code enforcement as well as NFPA 1031 and 1037 knowledge requirements.

Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual

Author: Robert E. Solomon

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780877654728

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 703

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Protect lives and property with state-of-the-art guidance on conducting safe, thorough, accurate inspections! Expanded with updated facts and new chapters! Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest procedures and code requirements, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual is your step-by-step guide through the complete fire inspection process, with special emphasis on life safety considerations.Formerly the NFPA Inspection Manual, it covers the full range of hazards and gives you solid advice on identifying and correcting problems. Easy-to-follow checklists help you remember and record every important detail. Early chapters provide important background information, while the second half presents inspection guidelines for specific fire protection systems and occupancies that are based on the Life Safety Code®.In addition to discussing fundamentals such as inspection procedures and report writing, this comprehensive manual now includes all-new chapters on Housekeeping and Building Procedures, Water Mist Systems, Day Care Occupancies, Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, and Semi-Conductor Manufacturing. With 150 illustrations, more sample forms, and a larger format, this acclaimed manual is more helpful than ever. Perfect for use in the field, the Manual features a new 8 1/2” x 11” size with full-page checklists at the back of the book linked to individual chapters. Detailed visuals throughout help you understand complicated concepts.Whether you’re just starting your career as a fire inspector or ready to brush up on the basics, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual has the reliable inspection advice you need.

Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763798576

Category: Political Science

Page: 164

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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Principles of Fire Prevention

Author: David Diamantes

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041875

Category: Fire prevention

Page: 320

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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Fire Prevention model curriculum, Principles of Fire Prevention, Third Edition will provide readers with a thorough understanding of how fire prevention and protection programs can greatly reduce fire loss, deaths, and injuries. The Third Edition features current statistics, codes, standards and references to the latest edition of NFPA Standard 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. Additionally, Principles of Fire Prevention, Third Edition covers the elements of public education, plan review, inspection, fire investigation, community risk reduction as well as the logistics of staffing and financial management so that readers are fully prepared to lead successful fire prevention programs.

Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement

Author: Lynne Murnane,Frederick M. Stowell

Publisher: Fire Protection Publication

ISBN: 9780879393489

Category: Fire prevention

Page: 892

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"A reference manual for both uniformed and civilian inspectors, Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement (7th edition) is a comprehensive source of information. This manual educates inspectors about the principles and techniques of fire prevention and life-safety inspection and code compliance. It addresses NFPA® 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, Levels I and II of the 2009 edition. In addition, this manual has also been written to meet the learning objectives of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Code Enforcement course. This is a reference manual for both uniformed and civilian inspectors.".

Fire Fighter I and II

Author: Association Of Fire Chiefs (Iafc) International,Ben A. Hirst,Dr Ben Performance Training Systems

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763758361

Category: Study Aids

Page: 276

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The Second Edition Of Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Designed To Thoroughly Prepare You For A Fire Fighter I Or II Certification, Promotion, Or Training Examination By Including The Same Type Of Multiple-Choice Questions You Are Likely To Encounter On The Actual Exam. To Help Improve Examination Scores, This Preparation Guide Follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.'S Systematic Approach To Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Fire Fighter I & II Is Written By Fire Personnel Explicitly For Fire Personnel, And All Content Has Been Verified With The Latest Reference Materials And By A Technical Review Committee. Your Exam Performance Will Improve After Using This System!

Report Writing for Code Inspectors

Professional Writing Skills for Inspectors

Author: Jean Reynolds.,Jean Reynolds Ph D,David Diamantes

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781494237837

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 232

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Report writing skills are essential to success in your code enforcement career. Your notices of violation, letters, and reports are public documents that may be read by supervisors, attorneys, judges, citizens, design professionals, contractors, and reporters. Quality inspection reports and notices of violation help ensure code compliance, impress superiors, and win respect from colleagues. They facilitate repairs, reinforce requirements for safe operations, and ensure unsafe practices are discontinued. "Report Writing for Code Inspectors" covers a wide range of topics: basic principles for organizing and writing reports, bullet style, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, English usage, and the specialized vocabulary you need for your reports. Sample reports are included, along with a pre-test, post-test, practice exercises, and a complete answer key.

Fire Prevention Inspection and Code Enforcement 4th Edition

Author: David Diamantes

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781508481171


Page: 386

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The fourth edition of Fire Prevention: Inspection and Code Enforcement is updated to reflect the 2012 ICC and Uniform Fire Codes. This book features step-by-step explanations and practical examples of the use of model building and fire codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and political aspects of the fire inspection process. A comprehensive guide to the "nuts and bolts" of actually inspecting and codes, topics addressed include: right of entry, enforcement authority, the permit system, building limits and types of construction, and fire protection systems and their maintenance. The 3-part format enables readers to progress logically from the study of code administration, inspection, and enforcement procedures. Ideal for use as a key component of any professional fire-inspector training program, this book also serves as an excellent reference for building and property maintenance inspectors.

International Fire Code 2006

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781580012546

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 418

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The 2006 provides modern, up-to-date fire code, and addresses conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, explosion, handling or use of hazardous materials, and the use and occupancy of buildings and premises. Prescriptive- and performance-based approaches to fire prevention and fire protection systems are emphasized. Topics addressed include fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, hazardous materials storage and use, and fire safety requirements for new and existing buildings and premises. The 2006 edition is fully compatible with all the International Codes published by the International Code Council (ICC).

Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics

Author: John Norman

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593702795

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 634

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John Norman has updated his best-selling book, a guide for the firefighter and fire officer who, having learned the basic mechanics of the trade, are looking for specific methods for handling specific situations. In this new fourth edition, readers will find a new chapter on lightweight construction, a new chapter on electrical fires and emergencies, updates to many chapters including such topics as wind-driven fires, and many new illustrations.

2012 International Building Code

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609830403

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 690

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Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

Commercial Building Inspector

Author: Cliff Burger

Publisher: BGR Technical Publications

ISBN: 0979219116

Category: Building inspection

Page: 259

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Commercial Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Commerical Building Inspector, B-2, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger

International Fire Code 2009

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: International Code Council

ISBN: 9781580017282

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

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A comprehensive guide to the regulation of fire safety in both new and existing buildings that covers general requirements, fire service features, building services and systems, decorative materials and furnishings, aviation facilities, fruit and crop ripening, fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging, compressed gases, highly toxic materials, and more.