Accession Number : ADA155780


Title :   Fire Service Emergency Management Handbook


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Apr 1983-Jan 1985


Corporate Author : INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS INC WASHINGTON DC


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a155780.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 291


Abstract : This planning Guide was prepared for the Federal Emergency Management Agency by the International Association of Fire Chiefs as part of an effort to update and improve emergency management information available to the fire service. Intended as a primary source for fire chiefs, fire executives, and planners, it incorporates the following main topic areas: instruction for the use of the handbook; description of the 'emergency management process'; and checklists for specific hazards. The volume includes a self evaluation form for determining community risk, concepts of emergency management, and specific steps in community risk reduction in the four phases of emergency management process. Sample forms, tables, and letters of agreement are also included. Keywords: Emergency management, Disaster planning, Fire department, Emergency preparedness, Civil defense, and Fire service.


Descriptors :   *CRISIS MANAGEMENT , *FIRE FIGHTING , TEST AND EVALUATION , EMERGENCIES , RISK , MANAGEMENT , COMMUNITIES , HAZARDS , REDUCTION , PLANNING , HANDBOOKS , FORMS(PAPER) , CHECKOUT PROCEDURES


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Safety Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE