Fundamentals of Technical Rescue
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Author: International Association of Fire Chiefs, NFPA®
Prepare your team to approach any rescue situation safely and confidently with Fundamentals of Technical Rescue.
This comprehensive instructional text from the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA) and International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) introduces rescue organizations and their members to all aspects of the rescue process and the various environments in which they may be responding. From tools and equipment to incident management to conducting search operations, it's all here!
A complete awareness-level training solution for rescue organizations.
Fundamentals of Technical Rescue includes coverage of the awareness level requirements in the 2009 NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, as well as some of the general job performance requirements in the 2008 NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. In-depth coverage of structural collapse, confined space and trench rescue, vehicle rescue, and water and wilderness rescue help maximize on-the-scene performance and effectiveness.
Packed with features to help students become outstanding rescue responders, including:
- You are the Rescue Responder case studies stimulate classroom discussion and capture students' attention
- Voices of Experience essays provide students with expert advice from leading rescue authorities
- Safety Tips reiterate key safety points
- Rescue Tips relevant for all responders improve skills
(Softbound, 284 pp., 2010)
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