INTRODUCTION TO FIRE PREVENTION        Seventh Edition • James C. Robertson                              Chapter 10       ...
Overview•   Federal•   State•   Provincial•   Local                                       Robertson, Introduction to Fire ...
Federal Government•   State Department•   Treasury Department•   Army, Navy, Air Force•   Department of Justice    – FBI  ...
Federal Government• Department of the Interior  – National Park Service  – Bureau of Land Management• Commerce Department ...
Federal Government• Department of Agriculture  – Forest Service    • Widespread fire suppression forces    • Smokey the Be...
Department of Commerce• NIST  – Research    • Fire science    • Fire engineering    • Fire safety fields                  ...
Federal Government• Department of Labor  – OSHA• Health and Human Services  – Health Care Financing Administration    (HCF...
Federal Government• Department of Homeland Security  – Coast Guard  – Bureau of Customs and Border Protection  – Federal E...
Federal Government• Department of Transportation  – FAA  – Federal Highway Administration  – Federal Railroad Administrati...
Federal Government• U.S. Coast Guard  – Long involved in fire prevention  – Responsible for waterfront facilities  – Fire ...
Independent Agencies• Consumer Products Safety Commission• Environmental Protection Agency• Federal Communications Commiss...
Independent Agencies• Federal Trade Commission• General Services Administration• NASA                                     ...
Independent Agencies• Consumer Product Safety Commission  – Eliminated hazards    • Consumer products       –   Toys      ...
Independent Agencies• Nuclear Regulatory Commission• American Red Cross• National Transportation Safety Board             ...
State Agencies• State fire marshal    – Responsibilities include:       •   Code enforcement       •   Fire investigation ...
Fire and life safety education are taught in this former fire station. A number of localities now havesuch facilities. (Ph...
County Agencies•   Countywide fire departments•   Fiscal support•   Communication centers•   Training                     ...
Local fire stations serve as fonts of knowledge about fire safety for the citizens they serve. Personnelneed to have corre...
Municipal Government•   Fire department•   Career•   Volunteer•   Combination                                 Robertson, I...
Support Agencies•   Assessor•   Taxation•   Emergency management•   Others                                      Robertson,...
Summary• Levels of government• Agencies affecting prevention• Coordination                                       Robertson...
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  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO FIRE PREVENTION Seventh Edition • James C. Robertson Chapter 10 Fire Prevention Responsibilities of the Public Sector Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, Seventh Ed. © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  2. 2. Overview• Federal• State• Provincial• Local Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  3. 3. Federal Government• State Department• Treasury Department• Army, Navy, Air Force• Department of Justice – FBI – ATF Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  4. 4. Federal Government• Department of the Interior – National Park Service – Bureau of Land Management• Commerce Department – Census Bureau – National Institute of Standards and Technology Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  5. 5. Federal Government• Department of Agriculture – Forest Service • Widespread fire suppression forces • Smokey the Bear – Recognized by 95% of adults – Recognized by 85% of children ages 8-12 Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  6. 6. Department of Commerce• NIST – Research • Fire science • Fire engineering • Fire safety fields Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  7. 7. Federal Government• Department of Labor – OSHA• Health and Human Services – Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)• Health and Urban Development – Federal Housing Administration Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  8. 8. Federal Government• Department of Homeland Security – Coast Guard – Bureau of Customs and Border Protection – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  9. 9. Federal Government• Department of Transportation – FAA – Federal Highway Administration – Federal Railroad Administration Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  10. 10. Federal Government• U.S. Coast Guard – Long involved in fire prevention – Responsible for waterfront facilities – Fire safety function for vessels in U.S. waters • Inspects vessels for fire safety Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  11. 11. Independent Agencies• Consumer Products Safety Commission• Environmental Protection Agency• Federal Communications Commission Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  12. 12. Independent Agencies• Federal Trade Commission• General Services Administration• NASA Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  13. 13. Independent Agencies• Consumer Product Safety Commission – Eliminated hazards • Consumer products – Toys – Hazardous substances – Flammable fabrics – Fireworks regulations Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  14. 14. Independent Agencies• Nuclear Regulatory Commission• American Red Cross• National Transportation Safety Board Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  15. 15. State Agencies• State fire marshal – Responsibilities include: • Code enforcement • Fire investigation • Statistics • Fire safety education• Health department• Department of education• Department of labor and industry• Others Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  16. 16. Fire and life safety education are taught in this former fire station. A number of localities now havesuch facilities. (Photo: Portland, Oregon Fire & Rescue and Jeff Morris Foundation) Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  17. 17. County Agencies• Countywide fire departments• Fiscal support• Communication centers• Training Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  18. 18. Local fire stations serve as fonts of knowledge about fire safety for the citizens they serve. Personnelneed to have correct answers for visitors. (Photo: Germantown, Tennessee Fire Department) Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  19. 19. Municipal Government• Fire department• Career• Volunteer• Combination Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  20. 20. Support Agencies• Assessor• Taxation• Emergency management• Others Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
  21. 21. Summary• Levels of government• Agencies affecting prevention• Coordination Robertson, Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
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