Confined Space and Structural Rope Rescue

1st Edition


  • Michael Roop
  • Richard Wright
  • Thomas (Tom) Vines
    • Print ISBN 9780815173830

    Key Features

    * More than 350 full-color illustrations clearly show rigging and technical rescue systems * Contains photographs that depict rescue/training and clinical management scenarios * Offers "real-world" examples of important skills, techniques, and concepts in a handy appendix * User-friendly format features boxed text, sidebars, and margin text for easy retrieval of information

    Table of Contents

    1. Team Development, 2. Rescue Rope, 3. Related Rope, 4. Rescue Knots 5. Anchoring & Rigging, 6. Belaying, 7. Rappelling, 8. Victim Pick-Off, 9. Patient Packaging, 10. Litter Rigging, 11. Lowering Systems, 12. Hauling, 13. Confined Space, 14. Confined Space Rescue: Medical Considerations, 15. Confined Space Rescue: Monitoring, Hazard Reduction, and Ventilation, 16. Respiratory Protection, 17. Confined Space Rescue: Retrieval and Team Deployment, 18. Confined Space Rescue: Regulatory Compliance, 19. Rescue Involving Hazardous Materials, 20.Managing the Rescue, 21. NFPA Standards for Rescue Operations and Professional Qualifications


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    © 1998
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    About the authors

    Michael Roop

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant, MRE LLC

    Richard Wright

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Technical Rep., PMI - Petel Distribution

    Thomas (Tom) Vines

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Carbon County Sheriff's Search and Rescue, Red Lodge, MT