Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you 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 rescue organizations and their members to all aspects of the rescue process and the various environments in which they may be responding. Fundamentals of Technical Rescue includes coverage of the awareness level requirements found in the 2009 Edition of NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, as well as some of the general job performance requirements found in the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. Fundamentals of Technical Rescue presents in-depth coverage of structural collapse, confined space and trench rescue, vehicle rescue, and water and wilderness rescue, allowing rescue organizations to approach any rescue situation safely and confidently.When working underwater, rescue/recovery divers should use hard-wired or wireless underwater communication systems. This type of ... The OATH mnemonic describes how this manual system typically works Table 10-14 . This system is notanbsp;...

Title:Fundamentals of Technical Rescue
Author:Robert Rhea, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Brian Rousseau
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2009-08-01


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