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Trench Rescue, Third Edition

$106.95

Description

The third edition of Trench Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670 provides a comprehensive introduction to trench rescue, focusing on the knowledge and skills required to effectively perform rescues in a variety of trench environments. The text meets and exceeds the coverage of:

  • NFPA-1006, 2013 Edition, Chapter 8: Trench Rescue
  • NFPA-1006, 2017 Edition, Chapter 6: Trench Rescue
  • NFPA-1670, 2014 Edition, Chapter 11: Trench and Excavation Search and Rescue
  • OSHA-1926, Subpart P, Excavations

Trench Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670 Third Edition is the most comprehensive trench rescue resource on the market, delivering updated information on soil assessment, trench protection, shoring techniques, and more. Each chapter identifies Trench Rescue Level I and Trench Rescue Level II content accordingly. Early chapters build the foundation of trench rescue knowledge, with the discussion of rescue systems, incident management, and trench components, and physics. Later chapters explore how and when to implement protective systems, rescue victims, and lead a rescue team.

The Third Edition features:

  • Scenario-based learning through You Are the Trench Rescuer and Trench Rescuer in Action scenarios and questions to encourage critical thinking
  • Helpful hints and guidance through Tip boxes and Voices of Experience essays
  • Detailed, step-by-step instructions for shoring trenches, correlated to NFPA 1006 objectives

Approved EPU copy (10/23/15):

The all-new Third Edition addresses everything from basic concepts of risk-benefit to practical procedures for technician-level trench protective systems. The text meets and exceeds the coverage of:

NFPA-1006, 2013 Edition, Chapter 8: Trench Rescue
NFPA-1006, 2017 Edition, Chapter 6: Trench Rescue
NFPA-1670, 2014 Edition, Chapter 11: Trench and Excavation Search and Rescue
OSHA-1926, Subpart P, Excavations

Content

  • Chapter_1  Introduction to Trench Rescue
  • Chapter_2  Preparing the Rescue System
  • Chapter_3  Soil Classification and Testing
  • Chapter_4  Soil Physics and Trench Collapse
  • Chapter_5  Incident Management and Support Operations
  • Chapter_6  Equipment
  • Chapter_7  Incident Assessment
  • Chapter_8  Hazard Control and Atmospheric Monitoring
  • Chapter_9  Lifting, Moving, and Stabilization
  • Chapter_10  Protective Systems
  • Chapter_11  Trench Rescue Shoring Techniques
  • Chapter_12  Victim Access and Care
  • Chapter_13  Rescue Team Leadership
  • Appendix_A:  Sample Trench Rescue Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Appendix_B:  NFPA 1006, 2013 Edition ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrix
  • Appendix_C:  Correlation to NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition, First Draft Ballot (May 18, 2015)
  • Appendix_D:  Correlation to NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, 2014 Edition
  • Appendix_E:  OSHA 1926, Subpart P, Excavations

Additional information

Weight0.58967 lbs
Dimensions21.336 × 1.27 × 27.178 in