Collapse Rescue for the Fire Service

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ISBN: 9781593701307

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The cause of the collapse and the type of building construction involved will determine the most effective search techniques and define the resources necessary to support the rescue operation. This program introduces the collapse rescue process, using terms and language as defined and outlined in NFPA 1470, Standard For Collapse More »

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ISBN: 9781593701307

The cause of the collapse and the type of building construction involved will determine the most effective search techniques and define the resources necessary to support the rescue operation. This program introduces the collapse rescue process, using terms and language as defined and outlined in NFPA 1470, Standard For Collapse Rescue. Each video is described below.

PROGRAM #1 = Building COnstruction, outlines the 4 construction classes and examples of each; the 4 NFPA 1470 Operational Levels as they relate to each construction class; and the exterior and interior signs of collapse in each class.

PROGRAM #2 = Collapse Causes & Types, covers natural and man-made collapse causes, provides explanations and examples of building loads, describes weaknesses of different types of construction, explains the 5 types of collapse and gives examples of all of them.

PROGRAM #3 = Strategic Considerations of Structural Collapse, covers the 4 steps of collapse response: Response Assignment, ICS, Collapse Rescue Plan, Buried Victim Removal. Also discusses 5 stages of rescue: Survey, Rescue, Void Exploration and Rescue, Selective Debris Removal, General Debris Removal.

Bonus on this DVD = Rescue Operational Planning: Factors for Success - a 26-minute program based on Downey's book, features his 12-point plan for heavy-rescue incidents.

Firefighters Bookstore Item # 2207DVD

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