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High Angle Rope Rescue Techniques

$101.95

ISBN:9781284136159

Fourth Edition

Tom Vines; Steve Hudso

Description

Each new print copy of High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II, Enhanced Fourth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2.

Your Definitive High-Angle Rope Rescue Guide!

The Enhanced Fourth Edition of High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of high-angle rescue, including planning, PPE and equipment, medical considerations, evacuations, and special rescue operations. Based on the 2013 edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional QualificationsHigh-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II provides a broad overview of all rescue techniques to meets the needs of fire service, search and rescue, and many other rope rescue professionals.

The Enhanced Fourth Edition has been updated to include:

  • Coverage of new protective equipment, terminology, rescue products, and techniques.
  • All new Skill Drills that provide step-by-step instruction on how to execute important skills and procedures.
  • New You Are the Rope Rescuer and Rope Rescuer in Action case studies that help readers develop and apply critical thinking skills.
  • Separation of High-Angle Rope Rescue I and II Level content throughout the textbook and instructor resources.
  • Chapter  1  The High-Angle Environment
  • Chapter  2  Personal Equipment and Protection
  • Chapter  3  Rope and Related Equipment
  • Chapter  4  Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment
  • Chapter  5  Basic High-Angle Hardware
  • Chapter  6  Knots
  • Chapter  7  Anchoring
  • Chapter  8  Belaying of One-Person Loads
  • Chapter  9  Rappelling
  • Chapter  10  Basic Ascending Techniques
  • Chapter  11  Rescue Preplanning and Response
  • Chapter  12  Medical Considerations in High-Angle Rescue
  • Chapter  13  Rescue Belaying
  • Chapter  14  Pickoff Rescue Techniques
  • Chapter  15  Use of Litters in High-Angle Rescue
  • Chapter  16  Low-Angle Evacuation
  • Chapter  17  High-Angle Lowering
  • Chapter  18  Hauling Systems
  • Chapter  19  Tower Rescue
  • Chapter  20  Highlines
  • Chapter  21  Helicopter Rescue Operations
  • Chapter  22  Testing of Systems and Equipment
  • Appendix  A  NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition Correlation Guide