Fire Expert Publications

Fire and Life Safety Publications

PUBLICATIONS – AUTHOR/CONTRIBUTOR


  • 2010 Hermosillo, MX ABC Day Care Fire Analysis and Report by the Supreme Court of Justice Mexico
  • 2009 “Plastic Trash Containers in SFM – Regulated Facilities,” The California Fire Service Magazine, May 2009
  • 2006 “Rules for Witnesses at Depositions,” Quarterly Newsletter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association, July 2006
  • 2003 “2000 Uniform Fire Code: Code Applications Manual,” Western Fire Chiefs Association and Uniform Fire Code Association, January 2003
  • 2001 “Specification for Window Fall Prevention Devices With Emergency Escape (Egress) Release Mechanisms,” ASTM F2090-1a, September 2001
  • 2000 “NFPA 1145 – Standard for the Use of Class A Foams in Manual Fire Fighting,” National Fire Protection Association, August 2000
  • 2000 “Standard Safety Specification for Window Fall Prevention Devices for Non-Emergency Escape (Egress) and Rescue (Ingress) Windows, ASTM F2006-00, March 2000
  • 1999 “NFPA 1150 – Standard on Fire Fighting Foam Chemicals for Class A Fuels in Rural, Suburban and Vegetated Areas,” National Fire Protection Association, August 1999
  • 1999 “NFPA 1142 – Standard for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting,” National Fire Protection Association, August 1999
  • 1998 “NFPA 1141 – Standard for Fire Protection in Planned Building Groups,” National Fire Protection Association, August 1998 1998 “NFPA 295 – Standard for Wildfire Control,” National Fire Protection Association, August 1998
  • 1997 “NFPA 299 – Standard for Protection of Life and Property from Wildfire,” National Fire Protection Association, August, 1997
  • 1996 “Steel Roofs: A View From The Top” American Fire Journal, September, 1996, Volume 48, Number 9, Page 20. John A. Ackerman, Publisher
  • 1996 “Firefighting Procedures for Steel Roofs” The California Fire Service, July, 1996, Volume 7, Number 7, Page 24. California State Firefighters’ Association, Publisher
  • 1996 “Marina Point Condominium Complex Fire – Blue Ribbon Committee Report.” Commissioned by the Foster City Council. Presented June 17, 1996
  • 1996 “Steel Roofing: A Technology Whose Time Has Come” Metal Home Digest, May-June, 1996, Page 40
  • 1996 Ibid. Western Metal In Architecture, March-April, 1996, Page 8. Western Association for Metal In Architecture, Publisher
  • 1995 “Just How Protected are ‘Protected’ Above ground Tanks?” American Fire Journal. July 1995, Volume 47, Number 7, Page 28. John A. Ackerman, Publisher
  • 1994 – Present Developed numerous code changes for the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), International Code Council (ICC), and Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA)
  • 1994 Arson Investigation, California District Attorneys Association and California State Fire Marshal
  • 1994 “An Innovative Approach to Fire Protection of Existing Roofing Systems.” Firefighter’s Gazette, Volume 1, No. 5, November 1994
  • 1992 “NFPA 921 – Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations,” National Fire Protection Association, 1992

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