Accession Number : AD0715734

Title :   Proceedings of a Symposium on Training and Education in the Fire Services Held on 8-9 April 1970.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C COMMITTEE ON FIRE RESEARCH

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 223

Abstract : Contents: What the fire fighter needs to know; Current U. S. practices in fire fighter training; State fire training programs; National fire training programs - NFPA and the International Fire Service Training Group; What's wrong with the American fire service education and training; Training in ambulance and emergency programs; Fire related college programs; Fire fighter and fire officer training programs in the United Kingdom; Concepts and strategies used by the U. S. Forest Service for fire service training.

Descriptors :   (*FIRE SAFETY, *TRAINING), SYMPOSIA, REVIEWS, EDUCATION, STANDARDS, FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE