Occupational Safety And Health In The Emergency Services
Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services
Now in its third edition, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services continues to offer a comprehensive program management approach to occupational safety and health issues. Designed for aspiring and practicing safety officers and fire and EMS department managers, as well as others in the fire and emergency medical services fields, this resource covers the significance and rationale for increasing the emphasis on health and safety. The third edition reflects the most current NFPA and OSHA Standards, incorporates the 16 Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, and complies with the Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services FESHE course outcomes. In addition, this text offers new information on risk management, fireground rules of air management, highway scene safety, and pandemic considerations in order to better prepare emergency responders for the challenges they face.
About the Author
James S. Angle is the Fire Chief for the Palm Harbor Fire Rescue Department in Pinellas County Florida. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at St. Petersburg College in both the two year fire science and four year Public Safety Administration programs. Mr. Angle is a past member of the Florida Employment...