This product is the eBook version of the print textbook: Fire Service Technical Search & Rescue, 8th Edition.
This ebook is a primary training text for Level I Rescuers according to NFPA® 1006. The manual presents the knowledge and skills for fire service search and technical rescue for Level I Rescuers to safely and effectively conduct Operations-level rescues as defined in NFPA® 1006. The book also supports the corresponding chapters of NFPA® 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents (2014 Edition). According to NFPA® 1670, an Operations Level Rescuer is able to participate in more complex search and rescue incidents under the supervision of a Rescue Technician.
This NEW training manual focuses on Operations-level situations most common for firefighters and rescue squad members. Technician-level information has been included to provide Operations-level fire/rescue personnel with the background information needed to effectively support complex technical rescue operations. A firefighter or rescue squad member will find the knowledge and skills in this manual, to safely and effectively perform basic search and rescue operations under appropriate supervision.
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