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Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and PracticeAuthors: David Sweet, International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Fire Protection Association
Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice, Second Edition meets and exceeds all the job performance requirements outlined in Chapter 8: Vehicle Rescue from the 2017 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. This new edition separates the content by chapter at the awareness, operations and technician levels by so you can achieve the level of proficiently that best meets the needs of your department. In addition, this text covers all the objectives in Chapter 8: Vehicle Search and Rescue from NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, 2017 Edition enabling rescue organisations to deliver all levels of vehicle rescue successfully in their jurisdictions.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section One Awareness
Chapter 1 Introduction to Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
Chapter 2 Vehicle Rescue Incident Awareness
Chapter 3 Tools and Equipment
Chapter 4 Mechanical Energy and Vehicle Anatomy
Section Two Operations
Chapter 5 Supplemental Restraint Systems
Chapter 6 Advanced Vehicle Technology: Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Chapter 7 Site Operations
Chapter 8 Vehicle Stabilization
Chapter 9 Victim Access and Management
Chapter 10 Alternative Extrication Techniques
Chapter 11 Terminating the Incident
Section Three Technician
Chapter 12 Commercial Vehicles
Chapter 13 Buses
Appendix A An Extract from NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition
Appendix B An Extract from NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, 2017 Edition
Appendix C NFPA 1006 and 1670 Correlation Guide