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Essential Bushfire Safety Tips : 3rd Edition - Joan Webster

Essential Bushfire Safety Tips

3rd Edition

Paperback Published: 1st October 2012
ISBN: 9780643107809
Number Of Pages: 184

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By the author of the acclaimed The Complete Bushfire Safety Book, the latest edition of Joan Webster OAM’s ready reference Essential Bushfire Safety Tips has been revised and updated. The book defines the benefits and hazards of home defence, sheltering, and evacuating, and how to make the decision on which course is best for you.

About the Author

Joan Webster OAM is an award winning journalist who since 1965 has written extensively on bushfire safety for the public. In 1990 she received the Australian Fire Protection Association’s Community Service Award. In 2010 she received the Order of Australia 'For service to the community in raising awareness of bushfire safety'.

Industry Reviews

"This is truly an outstanding achievement and a book that certainly could help save lives within the community." Steve Warrington, Deputy Chief Officer, CFA, 2012

Readers have said: "This book could save your life." Phil Cheney PSM, bushfire scientist

"Your book made a huge difference to my sense of empowerment before, during and after the fire. It saves lives." Community Fireguard facilitator, Darlington, WA

"Your book was critical in helping to save our house on Black Saturday." Householder, Taggerty, Vic.

"Your book enabled my daughter to save their own place and a neighbour's." Householder, Chewton, Vic.

"Your books have taken the fear out of summer." Householder, Wombat Forest, Daylesford, Vic.

"It is easily read with most of the information in short point form, which makes it user-friendly and an ideal book for elderly people to read and follow.

A very handy guide for all who wish to be fire safe at any time and especially over the bushfire period." Victorian Country Woman, pp. 29, December 2012

"The new edition of Essential Bushfire Safety Tips published by CSIRO should be a must-read for all residents in central Victoria and the Macedon Ranges."

Greg Bickley, Bendigo Advertiser, November 2012

Foreword
Acknowledgements
About the author
Introduction
1 Understanding bushfire
2 The killer factors
3 The survival factors
4 How bushfire destroys houses
5 The home as a haven
6 A protective home site
7 A protective property layout
8 A protective garden
9 A protective house design
10 Protective furnishings

ISBN: 9780643107809
ISBN-10: 0643107800
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 3

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