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Trench Rescue

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    Third Edition
    ISBN: 9781449641849

Martinette Jr., Zawlocki

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

The 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 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

Table of Contents

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

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