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Official Bibliography for F-59 Exam

The FDNY has provided all recognized EAP schools with the official bibliography to better prepare applicants for the course and examination. We encourage all applicants to visit the links before attending any school.

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FINAL EAPD Curriculum Bibliography 10/4/06

  1. Rule 6-02

  2. Different Building Evacuation Concepts, including: Sheltering in Place, In-Building Relocation, Partial Building Evacuation, and Full Building Evacuation.
  3. Building Communications and Announcements
  4. Building Ventilation Options
    • 1996 North American Emergency Response Guidebook, A Guidebook for First Responders During The Initial Phase of a Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Incident, US Department of Transportation Research and Special Programs Administration     NEW 9/7/06
    • New York City Building Code, SUBCHAPTER 6, Means of Egress,
      Accessed 9/7/06
    • Building Construction for the Fire Science, Francis Brannigan, Third Edition, 1997,  National Fire Protection Association.   NEW 9/7/06   
  5. Use of Elevators in Non-Fire Emergencies
  6. Human Services and the Handling of Building Occupants with Special Needs during Non-Fire Emergencies
  7. WMD’s, including Dirty Bombs, and Other Radiological Agents
  8. Hazardous Material Incidents Involving Biological Agents and Contamination Issues
  9. Hazardous Material Incidents Involving Chemical Agents
  10. Bombs, Bombs Threats and Suspicious Packages
  11. Weather-Related Emergencies
  12. Building Utilities Failures, including mechanical and Telecommunication Systems
  13. Training Methods
    • “Shelter in Place at Your Office: A general guide for preparing a shelter in place plan in the workplace.”  National Institute for Chemical Studies
      Accessed 21 August 2006.
  14. Civil Disturbances/Criminal acts/ Emotionally Disturbed Persons
  15. NIMS and Emergency Response Operations
  16. Applicable Lessons from Major Fires and Emergency Incidents, Including WTC,  and other Significant Events
  17. Structural Design and Evacuation Limitations

Additional Information - I

Additional Information - II


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