High Angle Rescue Techniques / Edition 3

High Angle Rescue Techniques / Edition 3

by Tom Vines, Steve Hudson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323019145

ISBN-13: 9780323019149

Pub. Date: 08/27/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Everything you need to know about high angle rescue! High angle rescue is difficult. Learning how to do it shouldn't be. The step-by-step approach of this unique, full-color text makes it easy to learn everything you need to know about high angle rescue - including planning for an incident, managing a team, troubleshooting problems, operating equipment, and so much

Overview

Everything you need to know about high angle rescue! High angle rescue is difficult. Learning how to do it shouldn't be. The step-by-step approach of this unique, full-color text makes it easy to learn everything you need to know about high angle rescue - including planning for an incident, managing a team, troubleshooting problems, operating equipment, and so much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323019149
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/27/2004
Edition description:
With Field Guide, 2 Book Set
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The High Angle Environment Chapter 2 Personal Equipment and Protection Chapter 3 Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 4 Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 5 Use and Care of Basic High Angle Rescue Hardware Chapter 6 Tying Basic Knots for Rescue Chapter 7 Anchoring for High Angle Operations Chapter 8 Belaying of One-Person loads Chapter 9 Rappelling Chapter 10 Basic Ascending Techniques Chapter 11 Organizing the Team and Managing the Rescue, Medical Considerations for Rescuers*
Chapter 12 Rescue Belaying Chapter 13 Pickoff Rescue Techniques Chapter 14 Litters: Packaging and Rigging, Medical Considerations for Litter Patients*
Chapter 15 Slope Evacuation in Rescue Chapter 16 High Angle Lowering for Rescue Chapter 17 Hauling Systems for Rescue Chapter 18 Towers: Safety Considerations and Rescue Approaches*
Chapter 19 Highlines for Rescue*
Chapter 20 Special Rescue Problems*
Chapter 21 Helicopter Operations for the Rescue Technician *
Chapter 22 Testing of Rescue Systems and Equipment*

Appendix A Standards Setting Organizations and Further Reading Appendix B High Angle Skills Checklists

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