Fire Officer's Guide to Disaster Control

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PennWell Books, 1992 - 641 páginas
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This book will help you respond to disasters with the necessary operational procedures to save lives and property. The first moments of any incident can set the tone for the entire operation. Includes information on training, planning and procedures, communication, handling casualties, infrastructure assessment, recovery operations, and stress debriefing. Contents: Disaster planning Historical lessons Organizationa structure and incident command Resource management and augmentation Training and preperation Communications and information management Catastrophic fires Civil disorders and riots Weather-related natural disasters Terrain-based natural disasters Transportation disasters Hazardous materials incidents Enemy attack and UFO potential Mass casualties and mass evacuation Aftermath and recovery Glossary Appendices.
 

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DISASTER PLANNING
1
Similarities and Differences Between Fire Defense Control
9
Federal Emergency Management Agency
16
The Fire Department Disaster Plan
25
Conclusion
35
Historical Background
43
Conclusion
61
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
62
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENTS
377
Prevention of Hazmat Disasters
383
Control and Mitigation of Hazmat Disasters
403
Media Relations
416
Operational Guidelines
424
Postoperations Planning
430
ENEMY ATTACK AND UFO POTENTIAL
439
World War II Nuclear Attacks
449

Conclusion
92
Mutual Aid in Disaster Control
102
Firescope
113
Conclusion
119
Training for Disaster Control
126
What Does a Fire Academy Need for Disaster Control Training?
136
Gathering Data in Actual Disaster
145
Organizing for Effective Disaster and Fire Defense Communications
154
Frequencies Used in Communications
160
Civil Defense Communications Procedures
166
Communications Equipment
180
CATASTROPHIC FIRES
184
Occupied Highrise Buildings
201
Conclusion
218
Preparation for Riots
232
A New Challenge
248
Hurricanes and Storm Surges
270
Floods
283
TERRAINBASED NATURAL DISASTERS
297
Volcanoes
320
Conclusion
337
Highway Disasters
353
Marine Disasters
368
The UFO ThreatA Fact
458
Adverse Potential of UFOs
464
Conclusion
471
Hazardous Materials Incidents
477
Organizing and Managing Mass Casualties
484
National Disaster Medical System
493
Evacuation Procedures
500
Key Considerations in LargeScale Evacuations
502
AFTERMATH AND RECOVERY
509
Crisis Counseling for Victims
515
Response Documentation
521
Applying for Federal Funds
527
Public Assistance
536
GLOSSARY
543
APPENDIXES
549
B Emergency Operations Plan Maplewood Minnesota
558
City of Davis and Regents of the University
564
E Mutual Aid Response Plan
585
Tornado Facts
595
K FEMA National Regional and State Offices
628
INDEX
633
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Página 599 - VII. Everyone runs outdoors. Damage is negligible in buildings of good design and construction, slight to moderate in well-constructed buildings, considerable in poorly built or badly designed structures. Some chimneys broken. People driving cars notice shaking.
Página 599 - III. Felt quite noticeably indoors, especially on upper floors of buildings, but many people do not recognize it as an earthquake. Standing automobiles may rock slightly. Vibrations are similar to those of a passing truck. It is possible to estimate the duration of the tremor. IV. During the day felt indoors by many, outdoors by a few. At night some
Página 599 - a few persons who are resting, especially on upper floors of buildings. Delicately suspended objects may swing. III. Felt quite noticeably indoors, especially on upper floors of buildings, but many people do not recognize it as an earthquake. Standing automobiles may rock slightly.
Página 599 - VIII. Damage slight in specially designed structures; considerable in ordinary substantial buildings, with some suffering partial collapse; great in poorly built structures. Panel walls torn out of frame structures. Chimneys, factory stacks, columns,
Página 599 - poles, and other tall objects are visibly disturbed. Pendulum clocks may stop. VI. Felt by all. Many frightened and run outdoors. Some heavy furniture moves.

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