2012, English, Book edition: Essential bushfire safety tips [electronic resource] / by Joan Webster OAM. Webster, Joan Katherine.

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Essential bushfire safety tips / Joan Webster
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/181859405
Edition
  • 3rd ed.
Physical Description
  • 1 online resource.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2012.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Essential bushfire safety tips by Joan Webster OAM.
Author
  • Webster, Joan Katherine.
Edition
  • 3rd ed.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2012.
Medium
  • [electronic resource] /​
Physical Description
  • 1 online resource.
Series
Subjects
Summary
  • By the author of the acclaimed The Complete Bushfire Safety Book, this new edition of Joan Webster OAM's Essential Bushfire Safety Tips has been revised and updated. The book deals with people's fears and concerns following Victoria's 2009 Black Saturday bushfires and a maze of new official safety policies. Its concise and straightforward style clears a path of understanding through the tangle of conflicting opinions and misconceptions. It identifies the shortcomings and likely adverse repercussions of some of these policies, defines the actions necessary for people to stay safe during a bu.
Contents
  • Cover; Foreword; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the author; Introduction; Understanding bushfire; The killer factors; The 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 dowhen bushfire threatensFirst aid for bushfire injuries; Bibliography.
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 2008.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Issued also in printed form and various ebook formats.
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: Internet. Refer to the publisher's home page.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0643107819 (electronic bk.)
  • 0643107827 (electronic bk.)
  • 9780643107816 (electronic bk.)
  • 9780643107823 (electronic bk.)
Dewey Number
  • 363.379
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