ERIC Number: ED057313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Firefighting for Civil Defense Emergencies: Support Assistants for Fire Emergencies. Instructor Guide--Part A.
International Association of Fire Chiefs, New York, NY.
This instructor guide contains four lessons to be used in a course for Support Assistants for Fire Emergencies. The course is arranged by class sessions of three hours each, with each session divided into two or more sections. Each lesson plan has the same format: Course Title and Number; Objectives; Instructional Aids; Selected References; Suggested Films; and Main Topic with Teaching Points. Lesson plan number 1 covers the following: Course Introduction; Modern Weapons and Radioactive Fallout; and The Role of the Fire Service in Civil Defense. In lesson plan number 2, Basic Concepts of Fire Behavior, Techniques of Fire Prevention and Fire Limitation, and Fundamentals of Fire Suppression are the subject areas. The topics covered in lesson plan number 3 are Portable Extinguishers; Use of Portable Extinguishers; Miscellaneous Equipment; and Evacuation--Rescue--First Aid. Lesson plan number 4 concludes the course with Shelter Fire Guard Organization and Function; Shelter Fire Guard Operations; and Course Summary. It is recommended that students be given the opportunity to participate in the course as much as possible. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Association of Fire Chiefs, New York, NY.