The IFSTA Building Construction Related to the Fire Service textbook provides the reader with basic instruction on how buildings are designed and constructed and how this relates to emergency operations. In addition to basic construction principles, the book emphasizes firefighter safety, newer types of construction that may be difficult to identify, and green construction principles. The book includes detailed illustrations and photos, case histories that emphasize real-life safety principles, key terms, and review questions. The textbook matches the course outline and objectives identified by the National Fire Service Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) committee for the Building Construction for Fire Protection core course. Fire inspectors, preincident planners, fireground commanders, investigators, and firefighters will all find useful and valuable information in IFSTA Building Construction Related to the Fire Service. 3rd Edition (2010). 448 pages.
IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) is an association of fire service personnel who are dedicated to upgrading fire fighting techniques and safety through training. Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a division within Oklahoma State University and the world's leading publisher of training materials for the fire and emergency services. FPP serves as the headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA).
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