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Beth Ann Fulgenzi

Curriculum Developer of "Structural Fire Fighting: Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition" and "Hazardous Materials Technician, 3rd Edition"

February 6, 2023

Beth Ann Fulgenzi is a curriculum developer at Fire Protection Publications. She has worked in a variety of areas including business development and corporate training. She has a master’s degree in Mass Communications from Oklahoma State University. Beth Ann enjoys working for Fire Protection Publications and being part of an organization that makes a difference in the fire service.

IFSTA’s Structural Fire Fighting: Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition prepares the reader to serve as the Incident Commander who must evaluate an incident, assign resources and coordinate the incident plan. This new edition encompasses decision-making during emergency response, especially initial decisions upon arrival, and incident planning. The purpose of this manual is to provide the initial Incident Commander with the strategic and tactical concepts that can be applied to various situations using available resources. 

IFSTA’s Hazardous Materials Technician, 3rd Edition, prepares emergency responders conducting technical, advanced, offensive operations during hazardous material incidents the ability to meet the Technician level certification requirements of NFPA 470, Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Standard for Responders, 2022 Edition. This manual adds to the techniques and principles learned in IFSTAⓇ’s Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 6th Edition. In addition to the NFPA 470 standard, this manual also addressed the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training requirements found in Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), paragraph (q), for emergency responders at the Technician Level.


Last Updated: 9 February 2023