Confined Space and Structural Rope Rescue / Edition 1

Confined Space and Structural Rope Rescue / Edition 1

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Confined Space and Structural Rope Rescue / Edition 1

This exciting, full-color text is sure to set the standard for industrial and confined space rescue. It contains 350 illustrations that clearly show rigging and knotting techniques, as well as photographs that show rescue/training and clinical management scenarios.

* More than 350 full-color illustrations clearly show rigging and technical rescue systems
• Contains photographs that depict rescue/training and clinical management scenarios
• Offers "real-world" examples of important skills, techniques, and concepts in a handy appendix
• User-friendly format features boxed text, sidebars, and margin text for easy retrieval of information

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815173830
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/15/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Team Development, 2. Rescue Rope, 3. Related Rope, 4. Rescue Knots 5. Anchoring & Rigging, 6. Belaying, 7. Rappelling, 8. Victim Pick-Off, 9. Patient Packaging, 10. Litter Rigging, 11. Lowering Systems, 12. Hauling, 13. Confined Space, 14. Confined Space Rescue: Medical Considerations, 15. Confined Space Rescue: Monitoring, Hazard Reduction, and Ventilation, 16. Respiratory Protection, 17. Confined Space Rescue: Retrieval and Team Deployment, 18. Confined Space Rescue: Regulatory Compliance, 19. Rescue Involving Hazardous Materials, 20.Managing the Rescue, 21. NFPA Standards for Rescue Operations and Professional Qualifications

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