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Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second edition provides a thorough overview to assist those involved in the maintenance and management of existing railway bridges, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present, that are essential in supporting railway operations. The second edition has been updated to reflect the current challenges bridge...
By Tom Vines
Your Definitive High Angle Rope Rescue Guide! The fourth edition of High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of high-angle rescue, including planning, PPE and equipment, medical considerations, evacuations, and special rescue operations. Based on the 2013 edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for...
Fire Safety and Risk Management: for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within...
Situational awareness is more complex than simply noticing what is happening around you. An emergency responder must capture clues and cues in the emergency environment, make sense of the information, and predict what will happen next.In Situational Awareness for Emergency Response, Richard Gasaway establishes the foundation of decision making and...
This Student Workbook will help students reinforce what they will learn in both the Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition textbook and in the classroom. The exercises are designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension through a variety of exercises for each chapter, including: Case studies and corresponding...
By Tom Lennon
Structural Fire Engineering gives practical design guidance on the application of structural fire engineering to specialist structural engineers; bringing together fire engineering and structural engineering - disciplines which are interlinked in design of structures
Gives an introduction to various areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. This book covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.
By R.G. Zalosh
Based on the successful course which the author has been teaching for some years at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, this text shows engineers how they can build fire protection into their products, whether they are dealing with an engineering plant, machine, building or its contents.
Offers a description of enclosure fires and how the outbreak of a fire in a compartment causes changes in the environment. This work offers a presentation of the dominant mechanisms controlling enclosure fires and develop simple analytical relationships useful in designing buildings for fire safety.