Rapid Intervention Company Operations (R. I. C. O. )
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Description: The numerous risks faced by today?s fire service dictate that well trained and skilled firefighters be ready to rescue one of their own. This new book serves as a ?one stop? reference for all aspects of rapid intervention operations, outfitting fire service personnel with the techniques and procedures they need to effectively take charge of rescue situations. Unique coverage presents multiple viewpoints or techniques for critical skills, effectively arming firefighters with alternatives for the various situations that they may face when responding to a call. Safety is discussed at length and integrated throughout all rapid intervention topics, including firefighter self-survival, moving and raising the downed firefighter, roof operations, thermal imaging, the collapse environment, enlarging openings, and more.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $117.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/9/2005
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Understanding Rapid Intervention|
|Regulatory Standards and Compliance|
|Mayday Management, Operations and Communication|
|Firefighter Self Survival|
|S.C.B.A. Emergencies and Survival Skills|
|Firefighter Self Survival Escape Maneuvers|
|Ropes, Knots and Webbing for Rapid Intervention|
|Removal Preparation and Emergency Air Supply|
|Moving the Downed Firefighter|
|Using Ladders and Aerial Devices|
|Removal and Lowering Firefighters Out Windows|
|Large Area Search Techniques and Search Rope Systems|
|Rapid Intervention and the Collapse Environment|