Water Rescue Field Guide front cover"  Operational Guide Cover

 

Two in one

Now available for purchase, the Water Rescue Field Guide (formerly Technician Field Manual) and Operational Guide.

Developed by Rescue 3 Europe in conjuction with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service.

Printed in a handy pocket size on high quality, water-resistant and tear-resistant paper - perfect for outdoor use. It fits nicely in most rescue buoyancy aid pockets.

The German-language Handbuch Fließwasserretter is also available to buy.

 

Only £24.95 plus delivery

Water Rescue Field Guide
with UK Delivery - £2.80
Water Rescue Field Guide
with Eurozone Delivery - £4.00
Water Rescue Field Guide
with Worldwide Delivery - £5.00

 

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Water Rescue Field Guide contents

 

Operational Guide contents

Hand Signals. 8   Rescue 3 Philosophy. 107
Hand Signals from a Boat. 9   Rescue Priorities. 107
Whistle Signals. 10   Stages of a Rescue. 108
Night Operations. 11   Initial Scene Size-Up. 110
Rescue Scene Zoning. 12   Team Briefing Model. 114
Personal Protective Equipment. 14   T.E.M.P.O.E. 116
Quick Release Chest Harnesses. 17   Rescue Team Roles . 118
Defra Colour System. 18   Incident Control & Communications. 120
Flowing Water Hydrology. 19   Rescue or Recovery. 122
Speed & Force of Water. 22   Working in Floods. 130
Channel Profiles & Water Speed. 23   Information Sources. 130
Recirculation Hazards. 24   Search Considerations. 132
Weir Rescue Difficulty. 25   Search Containment. 134
Shallow Water Techniques. 26   Distance Travelled. 135
True & Conditional Rescues. 28   Searching Floods. 136
Knots and Hitches. 30   Searching Rivers. 138
Single Point Anchors. 34   Weir Assessment. 140
Single Point vs Multi Point Anchors. 38   Notes. 143
Multi Point Anchors. 39      
Mechanical Advantage. 42      
Using T – Method. 42      
Actual Mechanical Advantage. 49      
Tension Diagonal. 52      
Rope Types. 54      
Four Point Boat Tether. 56      
Single Point Boat Tether. 57      
Boat on a Highline. 58      
Hose Inflation. 64      
Entrapment. 70      
Vehicle Behaviour. 78      
Vehicle Stability – Risks. 79      
Six Phases of Managing a Vehicle in Water. 80      
Anchor Points. 82      
Use of Hydraulic Tools in Water. 84      
Four Realities of Flooding. 86      
Four Phases of Flooding. 87      
Sources of Flooding. 88      
Flood Hazards. 89      
Flood Warning Codes. 90      
Helicopters. 92      
Cold Water Immersion. 96      
Post Immersion Treatment. 97      
Waterborne Illnesses. 98      
Contamination Avoidance. 99      
Decontamination. 99      
Casualty Handling. 100      
Search Terminology. 102      

 

ISBN-10: 0957053622

ISBN-13: 978-0957053625

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