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The second edition of this popular text covers the critical rescue skills needed by emergency personnel working in both rural and urban areas. HIGH ANGLE RESCUE TECHNIQUES contains instruction for personal high angle rope skills and team rope rescue skills. The first half of the book introduces the student to the high angle environment, equipment used and specific personal skills. The second half of the book defines rope rescue as it is used by various disciplines, like law enforcement and fire service, and details some of the standard skills used in rope rescue. It also describes how communication is used in rescue, what distinguishes a team in rescue, and reviews the medical response needs in rescue. Every emergency provider should have access to this informative book which is the only compilation of all critical material relating to confined space hazards and emergencies.
Includes key terms and a glossary to introduce readers to the correct terminology and focus on learning new terms. Features objectives in each chapter to help readers organize material and devote attention to important points. Includes evaluation exercises and student activities at the conclusion of every chapter with answers in the back of the book to provide immediate feedback and clarification. Presents a compilation of all relevant standards and regulations, as well as coherent interpretations of what they mean. Introduces many viable and accepted alternative methods to procedures to allow students to determine which techniques are best used in any given situation or environment. Includes special suggestion, caution and warning boxes offering tips on equipment, things to be careful or aware of, and warnings about avoiding common and uncommon problems. Contains an almost completely new photography program that depicts the newest equipment and procedures, accurately reflecting the field as it is today.
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Book Description Mosby, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0815195001
Book Description Mosby, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110815195001
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Book Description Mosby, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815195001