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Extricating trapped victims from vehicles is the most common type of rescue performed by firefighters. By mastering the basic tools used in extrication, departments of all types can increase their effectiveness at the rescue scene. In this book, author Brian G. Anderson presents an all-inclusive guide to vehicle extrication covering: · Scene management · Tool design, operation, and maintenance · Step-by-step illustrated procedures using: hand tools, electric tools, hydraulic tools, and pneumatic tools · Procedures for automobiles, trucks, and buses · Overview of wreckers
The extensive use of pictures and detailed descriptions used in Vehicle Extrication: A Practical Guide are sure to make this book an industry standard for training firefighters and other first responders.
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Key features & benefits:
Detailed descriptions of procedures, tools, apparatus, and equipment needed
Offers a real-world guide to scene management, command, and making tough decisions
Suitable for both beginning and advanced levels
More than 1,000 photosAbout the Author:
Brian G. Anderson serves as a Battalion Chief for Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue. He has been involved in the fire service since 1977, and has been an instructor and speaker for many training programs including FDIC, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, and FEMA. Anderson has published articles in Fire Engineering magazine and In Attendance, The Magazine of the British Firefighter. He is licensed as a fire instructor, paramedic, and firefighter, and also serves as the Fire/EMS liaison to the William Lehman Injury Research Center at the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami.
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