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High angle rescue techniques

Author: Tom Vines; Steve Hudson
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby-Jems, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Knowledge of high angle rescue is vital to many emergency service personnel. This title contains step-by-step approach to instruction that facilitates the learning process for trainers and students.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Vines; Steve Hudson
ISBN: 9780323019149 0323019145
OCLC Number: 56621939
Description: xvii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 The High Angle Environment Chapter 2 Personal Equipment and Protection Chapter 3 Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 4 Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 5 Use and Care of Basic High Angle Rescue Hardware Chapter 6 Tying Basic Knots for Rescue Chapter 7 Anchoring for High Angle Operations Chapter 8 Belaying of One-Person loads Chapter 9 Rappelling Chapter 10 Basic Ascending Techniques Chapter 11 Organizing the Team and Managing the Rescue, Medical Considerations for Rescuers* Chapter 12 Rescue Belaying Chapter 13 Pickoff Rescue Techniques Chapter 14 Litters: Packaging and Rigging, Medical Considerations for Litter Patients* Chapter 15 Slope Evacuation in Rescue Chapter 16 High Angle Lowering for Rescue Chapter 17 Hauling Systems for Rescue Chapter 18 Towers: Safety Considerations and Rescue Approaches* Chapter 19 Highlines for Rescue* Chapter 20 Special Rescue Problems* Chapter 21 Helicopter Operations for the Rescue Technician * Chapter 22 Testing of Rescue Systems and Equipment* Appendix A Standards Setting Organizations and Further Reading Appendix B High Angle Skills Checklists
Responsibility: Tom Vines, Steve Hudson.

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..".High Angle Rescue is unquestionably the best Rope Rescue reference available today. The content is US orientated and can therefore be slightly at odds with countries elsewhere but the authors Read more...

 
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