Exam Prep: Fire Investigator

Author: Ben A. Hirst, Dr.,Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449609627

Category: Study Aids

Page: 99

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Exam Prep: Fire Investigator, Second Edition is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Investigator certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam.

Exam Prep

Fire Investigator

Author: Ben A. Hirst,International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763728496

Category: Medical

Page: 129

View: 7961

This guide is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Investigator certification, promotion, or training examination. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!

Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033

Author: International Association of Arson Investigators,

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449657966

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 450

View: 8067

Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice updates the resource previously known as User’s Manual for NFPA 921, 2004 Edition. Through a clear, concise presentation, Fire Investigator assists fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations. Key features include: new chapter on Marine Fire Investigations; coverage of the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033; supported by a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033

Author: IAFC,International Association of Arson Investigators,

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 076377698X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 236

View: 3155

Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice updates the resource previously known as User’s Manual for NFPA 921, 2004 Edition. Through a clear, concise presentation, Fire Investigator assists fire investigators in conducting complex fire investigations. Written by talented professional fire investigators from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), this text covers the entire span of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and addresses all of the job performance requirements in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. This text is the benchmark for conducting safe and systematic investigations. Key features include: new chapter on Marine Fire Investigations; coverage of the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1033; supported by a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Exam Prep: Fire Officer I and II

Author: Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449658911

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 172

View: 4643

Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II is designed to prepare you to sit for a Fire Officer I & II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter. The manual follows the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation, developed by Performance Training Systems, Inc., to help improve examination scores. The practice examinations were written by fire and emergency service personnel and the content was validated through current reference materials and technical review committees. Your exam performance will improve after using this system.

Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II

Fire Officer I & II

Author: Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449664903

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 172

View: 9155

Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II is designed to prepare you to sit for a Fire Officer I & II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter. The manual follows the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation, developed by Performance Training Systems, Inc., to help improve examination scores. The practice examinations were written by fire and emergency service personnel and the content was validated through current reference materials and technical review committees. Your exam performance will improve after using this system.

Books in Print

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Category: American literature

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Fire and Life Safety Educator I & II

Author: Ben A. Hirst

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763728540

Category: Study Aids

Page: 125

View: 472

Designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire & Life Safety Educator certification, promotion, or training examination. Your exam performance will improve after using this system.

Der Gefangene

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641110297

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 3976

Die Hölle auf Erden – Die Packende Geschichte eines Justizskandals In der Tradition von Truman Capotes »Kaltblütig« widmet sich John Grisham einem Kriminalfall, der erschütterndes Zeugnis ablegt über die Ungerechtigkeit eines modernen Rechtssystems. Brillant erzählt und getragen von großer Sympathie für seinen Helden, wird Ron Williamsons Schicksal zu einem packenden Thriller, der nicht mehr aus der Hand zu legen ist. Debbie Carter arbeitet als Bardame im »Coachlight Club« in Ada, Oklahoma. Sie ist beliebt bei den Gästen. Auch Ron Williamson, ehemaliger Baseballprofi und Stammgast im Club, sitzt oft bei ihr an der Bar. Eines Morgens wird die junge Frau vergewaltigt und erwürgt in ihrer Wohnung aufgefunden. Sechs Jahre später werden Ron Williamson und sein Freund Dennis Fritz aufgrund einer Falschaussage der Tat bezichtigt. Williamson wird zum Tode, Fritz zu lebenslanger Haft verurteilt. Beide beteuern ihre Unschuld. Elf Jahre verbringt Williamson unter grausamen und entwürdigenden Haftbedingungen in der Todeszelle. Kurz vor der Hinrichtung zeigt eine DNA-Untersuchung, dass weder Fritz noch Williamson die Tat begangen haben können. Sie werden freigesprochen. Der wahre Täter, damaliger Hauptbelastungszeuge der Anklage, wird wenig später verhaftet. Fünf Jahre nach seiner Freilassung stirbt Ron Williamson an den Folgen der Haft.

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Edition

Author: John J. Lentini

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439875995

Category: Law

Page: 646

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Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire’s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualified with years of experience in on-site investigations, lab analyses, and courtroom presentation, the author provides a resource that is unparalleled in depth and focus. The book explores: The history of fire investigation and the basic chemistry and physics of fire The science of fire dynamics—how things burn and how they interact with their surroundings while doing so Practical procedures for conducting fire scene inspections Laboratory examination of fire debris to test for the presence of ignitable liquid residues and for potential ignition sources Relevant scientific principles as applied to 30 actual fires The evolution of the mythology of arson investigation The common root causes of errors in fire investigation The final chapter discusses the professional practice of fire investigation. It examines quality assurance, business practices, and the fundamentals of being an expert witness, with advice for giving testimony in depositions and at trial. Other highlights of the second edition include new and expanded discussions on novel training methods, first assumptions, computer fire modeling, low voltage ignition sources, the questionable validity of some origin determinations, and recent changes in NFPA 921. Thorough and accessible, this volume not only provides the practical information necessary to conduct an effective inquiry but also offers insight into the science, history, and theory behind what makes fire investigation a multi-faceted profession. John Lentini discusses the book in a video on the CRC Press YouTube Channel.

Spectrum Test Practice, Grade 8

Author: N.A

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1624424570

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Help your child hit new heights in test-taking with Spectrum Test Practice for grade 8. Aligned to current state standards, this workbook gets kids ready using practice tests, online exercises, tips, examples, and answer sheets genuine to the real math and language arts assessments. By providing an authentic test experience, you’re helping your child build the skills and confidence to exceed assessment expectations. Spectrum Test Practice provides everything kids need to take on testing—including online practice pages, customized by state and grade-level.

Unter Einsatz meines Lebens

ein New Yorker Feuerwehrmann im World Trade Center

Author: Richard Picciotto,Daniel Paisner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492238991

Category:

Page: 251

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The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation, 2nd Edition

Author: Anthony V. DiSalvatore (CPP, PSP & PCI)

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498705235

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 623

View: 9892

Originally written by a team of Certified Protection Professionals (CPPs), Anthony DiSalvatore gives valuable updates to The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation. This new edition contains an overview of the fundamental concepts and practices of security management while offering important insights into the CPP exam. Until recently the security profession was regarded as a "necessary evil." This book is a comprehensive guide to a profession that is now considered critical to our well-being in the wake of 9/11. It presents a practical approach drawn from decades of combined experience shared by the authors, prepares the reader for the CPP exam, and walks them through the certification process. This edition gives revised and updated treatment of every subject in the CPP exam, encourages and outlines a three-part program for you to follow, and includes sample questions at the end of each area of study. Although these are not questions that appear on the actual exam, they convey the principles and concepts that the exam emphasizes and are valuable in determining if you have mastered the information. The book also includes a security survey that covers all facets of external and internal security, as well as fire prevention. The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation, Second Edition allows you to move steadily forward along your path to achieving one of the most highly regarded certifications in the security industry.

National Fire Codes

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fire prevention

Page: N.A

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Fire Debris Analysis

Author: Eric Stauffer,Julia A. Dolan,Reta Newman

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080556260

Category: Law

Page: 672

View: 4444

The study of fire debris analysis is vital to the function of all fire investigations, and, as such, Fire Debris Analysis is an essential resource for fire investigators. The present methods of analysis include the use of gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, techniques which are well established and used by crime laboratories throughout the world. However, despite their universality, this is the first comprehensive resource that addresses their application to fire debris analysis. Fire Debris Analysis covers topics such as the physics and chemistry of fire and liquid fuels, the interpretation of data obtained from fire debris, and the future of the subject. Its cutting-edge material and experienced author team distinguishes this book as a quality reference that should be on the shelves of all crime laboratories. Serves as a comprehensive guide to the science of fire debris analysis Presents both basic and advanced concepts in an easily readable, logical sequence Includes a full-color insert with figures that illustrate key concepts discussed in the text

Illinois Register

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Administrative law

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Das Lean Six Sigma Toolbook

Mehr als 100 Werkzeuge zur Verbesserung der Prozessgeschwindigkeit und -qualität

Author: Michael L. George,David Rowlands,Marc Price,John Maxey

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648539

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

View: 1840

Die Referenz zum Verständnis der Konzepte und Werkzeuge von Lean Six Sigma: Six Sigma ist ein statistisches Qualitätsziel und zugleich ein Instrument des Qualitätsmanagements. Ausgangspunkt dieser auf Effizienz und Qualität ausgerichteten Methode ist die Zieldefinition. Danach wird die Fehlerabweichung von diesem Idealziel ermittelt. Ihr Kernelement ist also die Beschreibung, Messung, Analyse, Verbesserung und Überwachung von Geschäftsprozessen unter anderem mit statistischen Mitteln. Dabei orientieren sich die Ziele an Prozesskennzahlen eines Unternehmens und an den Kundenbedürfnissen. In diesem Buch werden alle wichtigen Werkzeuge zur Anwendung von Lean Six Sigma vorgestellt und systematisch auf ihre Einsatzgebiete hin eingeordnet. Detaillierte Erläuterungen helfen zu verstehen, welches Werkzeug wann, wie und warum einzusetzen ist. Aus dem Inhalt: - Voice of the Customer - Wertstromanalyse und Prozessflussdiagramme - Datenerhebung und Abweichungsanalysen - Fehlerursachen identifizieren und verifizieren - Minderung der Durchlaufzeiten und der nicht-wertschöpfenden Kosten - Komplexität und Komplexitätsanalyse - Auswahl und Pilotierung von Lösungen Michael L. George ist Chairman der George Group, der weltweit führenden Six-Sigma-Beratung. David Rowlands ist Vice President für Six Sigma bei der North American Solution Group, einer Division von Xerox. Marc Pice und John Maxey sind Mitarbeiter der George Group. Die Übersetzung dieses Buchs wurde vom Six-Sigma-Experten Dirk Dose, Partner bei der PPI AG (www.sixsigma.de), und seinem Team vorgenommen. Er verfügt über umfangreiche Beratungspraxis mit Prozessoptimierungsprojekten, bei denen Six Sigma zur Verbesserung von Geschäftsprozessen eingesetzt wurde. Lean Six Sigma ist eine der führenden Techniken zur Maximierung der Prozesseffizienz und zur Steuerung jedes Schritts eines Geschäftsprozesses. Mit dem Lean Six Sigma Toolbook werden Sie entdecken, wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen auf ein neues Niveau der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit heben können.