Fire Protection Publications


Fire Protection Publications

Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a department of the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology (CEAT) a division within Oklahoma State University (OSU), in Stillwater, Oklahoma. FPP is the world’s leading publisher of training materials for the fire and emergency servicesFact|date=April 2008. FPP also serves as the headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA). FPP and IFSTA have worked together to bring the fire service quality training materials for over 70 years.

The primary function of Fire Protection Publications is to publish and disseminate training manuals as proposed and validated by IFSTA. IFSTA committee members provide the technical review and validation of the manuals. Fire Protection Publications researches, acquires, produces, distributes, and markets high-quality learning and teaching manuals, as well as curricula and study guides that complement the IFSTA-validated manuals which are published under the FPP logo. FPP/IFSTA extends the knowledge and technology of the OSU to the state, the nation, and the world in fulfillment of the OSU land grant university mission of extension and outreach.

FPP also houses an extensive research division. This division secures external funding for projects that contribute to the body of knowledge of fire and emergency leadership and management and fire and life safety education. Recently, the research division has developed fire safety materials for target audiences that are at higher risk for fire death and injuries, specifically people with disabilities and young childrenFact|date=April 2008. Partnerships are a vital mechanism for the research activities. Partners include Oklahoma ABLETech, the OSU Center for Early Childhood Teaching and Learning, the OSU Fire Protection and Safety Technology faculty and students, the OSU Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, the National Fallen Fighter Foundation, and the national Everyone Goes Home Initiative to reduce line of duty deaths (LODD).Fact|date=April 2008

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See Also:

International Fire Service Training Association

Essentials of Fire Fighting

External links

* [http://www.everyonegoeshome.com/ Everyone Goes Home Initiative website]
* [http://www.ifsta.org/ International Fire Service Training Association official website]
* [http://www.firehero.org/ National Fallen Firefighters Foundation]
* [http://www.ok.gov/abletech/ Oklahoma ABLETech]
* [http://osu.okstate.edu/ Oklahoma State University]
* [http://www.ches.okstate.edu/hdfs/cdl OSU Center for Early Childhood Teaching and Learning]
* [http://www.ceat.okstate.edu/ OSU College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology (CEAT)]
* [http://fpst.okstate.edu/ OSU Fire Protection and Safety Technology]


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