Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator

Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator

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This second edition of Fire Service Pump Operator has been thoroughly updated to serve as a complete training solution that addresses pump operation, safe driving techniques, tiller and aerial apparatus operation, and water supply considerations. From basic apparatus maintenance to fire pump theory and advanced hydraulic calculations, this single manual covers everything a fire service driver/operator needs to know. Fire Service Pump Operator: Pump, Aerial, Tiller, and Mobile Water Supply, Second Edition meets and exceeds the job performance requirements of Chapters 4, 5, and 10 of NFPA 1002, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition. It also addresses all of the course outcomes from the National Fire Academya€™s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Associates (Core) Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply course.Measure tread depth with a tire depth gauge. ... The NFPA 1911 and DOT out of service criteria specify a minimum depth on steer axles of 4/32 inch (3.2 mm) and a minimum tread depth on drive axles ... Low or high tire pressure can cause the vehicle to sway or maneuver dangerously. v. ... 1) Do all gauges work properly?

Title:Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2015-06-22


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