ISBN-10:
0763738379
ISBN-13:
9780763738372
Pub. Date:
08/28/2009
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Overview

Learn essential technical rescue know-how with Fundamentals of Technical Rescue! Beginning with an introduction to technical rescue and progressing through discussions of tools and equipment, incident management, and conducting search operations, this text will introduce students to all aspects of the rescue process and the various environments in which they may be carried out. Fundamentals of Technical Rescue presents in-depth coverage of structural collapse, confined space and trench rescue, vehicle rescue, and water and wilderness rescue to allow students to approach any rescue situation confidently. Fundamentals of Technical Rescue includes coverage of both the awareness level requirements found in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents and Level I requirements found in the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763738372
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/28/2009
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Introduction to Technical Rescue
Chapter2 Technical Rescue Vehicles and Equipment
Chapter3 Rescue Incident Management
Chapter4 Search Operations and Victim Management
Chapter5 Introduction to Technical Rope Rescue
Chapter6 Structural Collapse Search and Rescue
Chapter7 Confined-Space Search and Rescue
Chapter8 Trench and Excavation Search and Rescue
Chapter9 Vehicle and Machinery Search and Rescue
Chapter10 Water Search and Rescue
Chapter11 Wilderness Search and Rescue

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