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Description

Examines the factors that shape fire risk and the tools for fire prevention, including risk reduction education, codes and standards, inspection and plans review, fire investigation, research, planning, various types of influences and strategies. FESHE outcomes: 1. Describe aspects of risk reduction education and overall community risk reduction. 2. Explain the fundamental aspects of codes and standards, and the inspection and plan review process. 3. Describe the fire investigation process and discuss fire prevention research. 4. Discuss historical and social influences and describe the planning process. 5. Describe economic and governmental influences on fire prevention programs and activities. 6. Discuss strategies for fire prevention.

Objectives

  1. Describe aspects of risk reduction education and overall community risk reduction.
  2. Explain the fundamental aspects of codes and standards, and the inspection and plan review process.
  3. Describe the fire investigation process and discuss fire prevention research.
  4. Discuss historical and social influences and describe the planning process.
  5. Describe economic and governmental influences on fire prevention programs and activities.
  6. Explain the effects of departmental influences on fire prevention programs and activities.
  7. Discuss strategies for fire prevention.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Fire prevention organization and management with myfirekit

Publisher: Pearson (2011)
Author: Crawford, J.
ISBN: 978-0-13-508784-8
Price: $78.91

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu