Fire Protection & Safety Products

  • Principles of Fire Behavior, Second Edition

    By James G. Quintiere

    This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    CRC Press

  • Embedded Security

    Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System

    By Gavin Jones

    Buildings protect what is important to us and given that there will always be threats to building security, there is a need to deploy appropriate and proportionate protective security to protect people and assets from losses. This guide, written for the procurement team, discusses the importance of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • Safety of Repair, Maintenance, Minor Alteration, and Addition (RMAA) Works

    A new focus of construction safety

    By Albert P. C. Chan, Carol K. H. Hon

    Safety of RMAA works is an almost uncharted topic of rising importance internationally. Small construction contractors are particularly dependant on RMAA work, especially during times of recession, and they undertake more risks on these jobs than large companies do. This book is based on unique…

    Hardback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Fire Protection

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran

    This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, 3rd Edition

    By Ed Ferrett

    This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Fully updated to the latest NEBOSH National General…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge

  • International Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, 2nd Edition

    By Ed Ferrett

    This companion to the bestselling International Health and Safety at Work is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Fully updated to the April 2015 specification, the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in Construction Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, 2nd Edition

    By Ed Ferrett

    This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Fully updated to the April 2015 specification, the revision…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • External Fire Spread

    Building Separation and Boundary Distances, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Chitty

    While the risk of fire spread between buildings cannot be eliminated completely, the aim of calculating building separation distances is to ensure that ignition of a building adjacent to a fire is sufficiently delayed to allow the Fire Service to arrive on site and take preventative action. This…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    IHS BRE Press

  • BIM in Small Practices

    Illustrated Case Studies

    Edited by Robert Klaschka

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is revolutionising architecture and construction, as more and more practices are realising the benefits it brings to design, sustainability, and construction. There is a perception that BIM is a process best left to large practices – requiring significant…

    Paperback – 2014-07-09
    NBS

  • Introduction to Crowd Science

    By G. Keith Still

    Includes Case Studies from a Range of Event Sites Introduction to Crowd Science examines the growing rate of crowd-related accidents and incidents around the world. Using tools, methods, and worked examples gleaned from over 20 years of experience, this text provides an understanding of crowd…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    CRC Press

  • BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    NBS

  • Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

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