Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition

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ISBN: 9780879395803

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Overview

Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition is a primary training text for Level I Rescuers according to NFPA® 1006. The manual presents the knowledge and skills for fire service search and technical rescue for Level I Rescuers to safely and effectively conduct Operations-level rescues as defined in NFPA® More »

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ISBN: 9780879395803

Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition is a primary training text for Level I Rescuers according to NFPA® 1006. The manual presents the knowledge and skills for fire service search and technical rescue for Level I Rescuers to safely and effectively conduct Operations-level rescues as defined in NFPA® 1006. The book also supports the corresponding chapters of NFPA® 1670, Standard on Operations Training for Technical Rescue Incident (2013 Edition). According to NFPA® 1670, an Operations Level Rescuer is able to participate in more complex search and rescue incidents under the supervision of a Rescue Technician.
This NEW training manual focuses on Operations-level situations most common for firefighters and rescue squad members. Technician-level information has been included to provide Operations-level fire/rescue personnel with the background information needed to effectively support complex technical rescue operations. A firefighter or rescue squad member will find the knowledge and skills in this manual, to safely and effectively perform basic search and rescue operations under appropriate supervision.

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In TV shows and movies, firefighting search and rescue missions are often portrayed as dramatic affairs in which search and rescue personnel act as courageous heroes, who will themselves to perform amazing feats as they carry out the search and rescue operation. Many search and rescue operations do require a great deal of courage, but there are technical aspects of the missions that are just as important as the character qualities of rescue personnel.

This is the focus of Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition. If you need to acquire knowledge of technical search and rescue strategies to pass an exam or enhance your performance in the field, the information in this book is exactly what you need to study.

NFPA Compliant

Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition, complies with NFPA 1006 -- a standard that provides essential search and rescue information for Level 1 Rescuers. The text also complies with NFPA 1670 -- a standard that supplies information for Operations-level Rescuers to help them perform more complex search and rescue missions while supervised by a rescue technician. NFPA standards are some of the most trusted ones for search and rescue missions.

Safety and Effectiveness

From cover to cover, the text emphasizes the safe and effective performance of search and rescue operations. The effectiveness of search and rescue personnel is inherently based on their safety. In order to complete the mission expeditiously, rescuers must remain active instead of being indisposed by injuries. Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition, provides technician-level information to help Operations-level personnel practice best safety measures.

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Whether you are a student who needs to learn the technical ins and outs of performing search and rescue missions, or you are a Level 1 rescuer who wants to upgrade your skills to perform Operations-level search and rescue missions, Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition, is the educational resource you need. Order your copy from Firebooks today!

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