Fire Protection & Safety Products

  • 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

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulation was introduced in the 1970s, it was seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail regulation has expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health and safety, and many have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology

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

    By Donald Lacher, Jeffrey Rose

    This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice, covering their organizational environments; the processes of leadership, management, and decision-making; organizational communications; staffing and training; planning and budgeting; and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    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

  • 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

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