Friday, January 4, 2013

Today, CFA has endorsed and commended Essential Bushfire Safety Tips. CFA Deputy Chief Officer Steve Warrington has written:
Essential Bushfire Safety Tips is truly an outstanding achievement and a book that certainly could help save lives within the community. 
I especially appreciate the information and advice you have provided within the book that I value as a reference document.’ 

Chapters cover

Understanding bushfire                                                                          
Killer factors                                       
Survival factors                                                                                    
How bushfire destroys houses                                                              
The home as a haven                                                                            
A protective home site                                                                          
A protective property layout                                                                 
A protective garden                                                                 
A protective house design                                                                     
Protective furnishings                                                                            
Shelters, refuges and bunkers.                                                              
Protective equipment                                                                            
Water for protection                                                                             
Planning ahead                                                                                     
Township protection
Protective chores                             
Safe burn-offs                                                                                      
Protecting domestic animals, stock and sanctuaries                                
Protective travelling                                                                              
Evacuate, defend or shelter?                                                                 
What to do when bushfire threatens
First aid for bushfire injuries