9780763738372

Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763738372

  • ISBN10:

    0763738379

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-01
  • Publisher: JONES & BARTLETT PUBLISHERS

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Summary

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. To help increase studentsrs" retention of the material presented in the text, the following features are included in each chapter: You are the Rescue Technician-Case studies that stimulate classroom discussion and capture studentsrs" attention. Voices of Experience-Provide students with expert advice from leading rescue authorities. Tips Boxes-Call-outs to reiterate key points. End-of-Chapter Resources-Ready for Review, Chief Concepts, Hot Terms, and Rescuer in Action case studies reinforce important concepts and evaluate studentsrs" mastery of the chapter material.

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