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Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice

Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice
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Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), NFPA®

Learn how to safely drive and operate apparatus with fire pumps using the new Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice.

Gain the skills required to become an apparatus driver and pump operator with this authoritative text from the IAFC and NFPA. Up-to-date with the DHS-adopted 2009 NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, material provides a thorough understanding of:

  • Types of fire apparatus equipped with pumps
  • How to safely drive and properly maintain these vehicles
  • How to operate fire pumps -- with attention to water supply, nozzles and flow rates, optimal positioning, and more

Fire Service Pump Operator forms the core of a complete teaching and learning system that supports instructors and prepares fire service students for the job. Every chapter includes:

  • NFPA standards, cognitive objectives, and skills objectives
  • Case studies and challenging questions to stimulate classroom discussion
  • Skills Drills with step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of procedures
  • Hot terms and definitions
  • Chief concepts in bulleted form to help students prepare for exams

This valuable text is a must for any training program. (Softbound, 394 pp., 2011)