Vehicle R&E 2/e revised

Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice, Revised 2/e


David Sweet, IAFC, NFPA

This textbook helps technical rescue professionals remain safe and capable by delivering the most current practical skills and information available on today's increasingly technical vehicles. To achieve the competencies at the awareness, operations, and technical levels the Revised Second Edition of Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice meets and exceeds all the job performance requirements as outlined in 2021 Edition of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications. Whether small, large, or heavy commercial vehicle incident, this resource provides all the critical knowledge and skills necessary for technical rescue personnel to perform successfully in even the most challenging environments. 

  • Skill Drills not only provide step-by-step visual explanation of important skills and procedures, but they do so using powered hydraulic rescue tools and non-powered rescue tools to cater to those with and without access to hydraulic rescue tools.   
  • Get prescriptive guidance at any scene by incorporating the 3-part philosophy reinforced throughout the text: Stabilize the Scene; Stabilize the Vehicle; and Stabilize the Patient.  
  • Stay up-to-date with advances in alternative-fuel vehicles, propulsion technology, and other prominent developments in vehicle technology, which are all examined to expand the rescuer's knowledge base.  
  • Prepare to deal with any just about any vehicle. Dedicated chapters on commercial vehicles and school buses are even offered at the Technician level. 
  • Part of a complete teaching and learning system designed to make course delivery simple for educators and provide students with access to helpful tools that cater to a variety of learning styles and needs

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SpecificationsJones & Bartlett Learning, 2022
8 1/2" x 11" softcover
442 pages, color photos and illustrations
ISBN: 9781284245622

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