Fundamentals of Technical Rescue

ISBN-10: 0763738379
ISBN-13: 9780763738372
Edition: 2010
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List price: $109.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.90" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

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 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 presents in-depth coverage of structural collapse, confined space and trench rescue, vehicle rescue, and water and wilderness rescue to allow rescue organizations to approach any rescue situation safely and confidently.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 and some of the base line job performance requirements as found in the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. To help increase studentsrsquo; retention of the material presented in the text, the following features are included in each chapter: NFPA 1670 Objectives Maps out key objectives being addressed. Knowledge and Skills Objectives Outlines what the reader will learn. You are the Rescue Responder-Case studies that stimulate classroom discussion and capture studentsrsquo; attention. Voices of Experience-Provide students with expert advice from leading rescue authorities. Safety Tips -Call-outs to reiterate key safety points. Rescue Tips Important and insightful information for all responders End-of-Chapter Resources-Ready for Review, Chief Concepts, Hot Terms, and Rescuer in Action case studies reinforce important concepts and evaluate studentsrsquo; mastery of the chapter material.

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