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    Raman T V K


Fire Safety Management

by: Raman T V K
ISBN: 9788183713542

Table of Contents

  • Combustion and chemistry
  • Methods of fire extinction and fighting equipments
  • Water supplies and hydrants
  • Hoses used in fire service
  • Pumps are primers
  • Appliances – water tender
  • Hose fittings
  • Fire ground operations
  • Small gears
  • Ladders and lines
  • Foam and foam making equipments
  • Special fires
  • Part – A Ship fire fighting
  • Part – B Aircraft fire fighting and rescue
  • Part – C Fighting fire in fuel storage tanks
  • Part – D Chlorine gas
  • Learning from tragedies
  • Great bombay dock yard explosion 14th April 1944


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Meet the Author

T. V. K. Raman had a training in Airfield Safety from Air Force. He served in various Defense air fields for ten years as a member of Air crash Fire & Rescue crew. He was involved in three air crash rescue operations at Air Force Training College, Jodhpur. He passed Sub Officers Course from National Fire Service College, Nagpur with Honours securing the second rank. As assistant Fire officer and latter as Fire Chief, Raman managed the Fire force of IISCO – a Steel plant under SAIL for thirty years. During his tenure, he designed and maintained three Carbon dioxide Fire protection System in the power generating station of the steel plant, besides maintaining three Fire Tenders and four medium pumps. Some of the major fire and rescue operations where he was involved includes., the major fire at Santhaldi (W.B) power transmission plant in 1979, the devastating underground fire and flooding at Chasnalla colliery (Bihari) in 1981, apart from three gas leak fires on 40 coke oven gas mains and two transformer fires. Post retirement, Raman worked for two years as Chief Instructor in Fire Safety training centre, NIFE, Chennai.

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