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High Angle Rope Rescue TechniquesAuthors: Tom Vines, Steve Hudson
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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 Qualifications, High-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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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