Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services (BOK)

J. Curtis Varone

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Written by a lawyer who is also an experienced firefighter, "Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, 2E" examines the most challenging legal issues confronting firefighters and emergency service personnel today. Readers will explore such major legal concerns as fire service liability issues, the jurisdiction of OSHA over fire departments, the applicability of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, search and seizure, employment discrimination, residency requirements, sexual harassment, and more. In addition, "Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, 2E" also covers EMS law addressing consent, capacity, standard of care, medical confidentiality, and HIPAA. Many of the most significant fires of the past century are discussed, along with the cases and legal battles that ensued, so readers can make important connections between past events and the legal concepts facing emergency responders today.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter J. Curtis Varone
Cengage Learning
ISBN 9781111308803
Antall sider 672 Dimensjoner 18,9cm x 24,6cm x 2cm
Vekt 1225 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Public health & safety law, Law as it applies to other professions, Emergency services