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Practical, thorough, and current, this guide to rope rescue offers you detailed instructions for numerous rope rescue techniques, as well as industry insight on how to apply these techniques effectively on scene.. Based on the 2008 NFPA Standard 1006 and 2009 NFPA Standard 1670 Technical Rescue: Rope Rescue provides expansive coverage, including commonly used knots, practical rigging methods, incident and scene management, lowering systems, tensioned rope systems, and more. With a comprehensive yet simplified approach to a wide variety of techniques, the book breaks down some of the barriers that have traditionally divided urban rope rescue teams and rural or wilderness rescue teams.
1. Rope Rescue - An Introduction 2. Incident Planning and Scene Management 3. Safety 4. Equipment and System Components 5. Knots 6. Anchor Systems 7. On Belay 8. On rappel 9. Lowering Systems 10. Mechanical Advantages, Raising and Ascending Systems 11. Tensioned Rope Systems