Fire Protection & Safety Products

  • Applications of Fire Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

    Edited by Martin Gillie, Yong Wang

    This book holds the proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), held on September 7-8, 2017, in Manchester, UK. The ASFE'17 conference will be the next in a series (2009, 2011,  2013, 2015 ) of successful conferences that aim to bring together…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Combustion Phenomena

    Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction

    Edited by Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere

    Extensively using experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction provides a comprehensive survey of the fundamental processes of flame formation, propagation, and extinction. Taking you through the stages of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By University of Dayton

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structures

    By Yong Wang, Ian Burgess, František Wald, Martin Gillie

    Major events—notably the Broadgate fire in London, New York’s World Trade Center collapse, and the Windsor Tower fire in Madrid—as well as the enlightening studies at the Cardington fire research project have given international prominence to performance-based structural fire engineering. As a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations

    By Jeffrey A. Rose, Donald C. Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-24
    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

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