Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 1, 2009 - Medical - 284 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Technical Rescue
1
Technical Rescue Vehicles and Equipment
10
Rescue Incident Management
66
Search Operations and Victim Management
90
Introduction to Technical Rope Rescue
108
Structural Collapse Search and Rescue
122
ConfinedSpace Search and Rescue
144
Trench and Excavation Search and Rescue
162
Water Search and Rescue
200
Wilderness Search and Rescue
232
An Extract from NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents 2009 Edition ...
250
Correlation Guide NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents 2009 Edition ...
258
Glossary
261
Index
267
Credits
276
Copyright

Vehicle and Machinery Search and Rescue
180

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