Fire Service Pump Operator

Fire Service Pump Operator

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Learn to safely and effectively drive and operate an apparatus with fire pumpers with the new Fire Service Pump Operator: Principles and Practice! This text is the core of a complete teaching and learning system that thoroughly supports instructors and prepares students for the job. The text includes up-to-date coverage the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. This text provides a thorough understanding of the types of fire apparatus equipped with pumps, how to safely drive them, and how to properly maintain these vehicles through inspection and testing programs. Students will also learn how to operate fire pumps by gaining an understanding of water supply, nozzles and flow rates, optimal positioning, and more.Principles and Practice International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Fire Protection Association ... and ratings of the chassis, pump (if applicable) and aerial device (if applicable) Wiring diagrams for low-voltage and line-voltage systems Lubrication charts Operating instructions for the chassis ... For instance, oil for a hydraulic system may need to be of a different type or viscosity than oil for the engine.

Title:Fire Service Pump Operator
Author:International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Fire Protection Association
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2011-02-14


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