Fire Service Search and Rescue, 7th Ed.

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ISBN: 9780879392550

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Overview

Non-Returnable - New Edition Available Information and procedures related to victim removal from hazardous or life-threatening situations. Covers site management and incident command, rope rescue, fireground search and rescue, structural collapse rescue, elevator rescue, confined space rescue, water/ice rescue, and trench rescue. Also covers special rescues such as those from More »

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ISBN: 9780879392550

Non-Returnable - New Edition Available

Information and procedures related to victim removal from hazardous or life-threatening situations. Covers site management and incident command, rope rescue, fireground search and rescue, structural collapse rescue, elevator rescue, confined space rescue, water/ice rescue, and trench rescue. Also covers special rescues such as those from caves and mines and from equipment in grain storage vessels.

Many residential and building fires turn into search-and-rescue missions as smoke builds, flames spread, and people become trapped in the structure. This is why it is important for frontline firefighters to have an in-depth knowledge of performing search and rescue missions. If you are a firefighter who lacks this knowledge, studying Fire Service Search and Rescue, 7th Ed., is an excellent way to acquire it, and increase your value to the department and the community.

Types of Rescue

The text provides information on a broad range of different search and rescue missions, including: structural collapse rescue, elevator rescue, and confined space rescue. Different rescue situations require different rescue practices. Studying the chapters in Fire Service Search and Rescue, 7th Ed. will help to prepare you for almost any type of rescue mission, even those that involve caves, mines, grain storage vessels, and industrial equipment.   

Victim Removal

Victim removal is one the most important aspects of most fire search and rescue missions. Fire Service Search and Rescue, 7th Ed., teaches you strategies for finding and removing victims before they become fatalities. By understanding the type of rescue situation you face and how to take action, you become more effective at performing victim removal. Minimizing fire related casualties is the goal, and this book has the information that you need to achieve it.

Start Studying Today    

Whether you are a new firefighter who needs a better understanding of search and rescue, or a veteran who wants to brush up on your search and rescue skills, Fire Service Search and Rescue, 7th Ed., will provide you with the information that you need to succeed in the field. The bottom line: This educational resource will help you become a more complete firefighter and save lives. Order your copy of this information-packed book from online store today!  

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