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ISBN-10 1449652565ISBN-13 9781449652562
ISBN-10 0763758027ISBN-13 9780763758028
Author(s): David Sweet
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 424

The ability to remove a trapped victim from a vehicle or other machinery is vital for fire and rescue personnel. Based on the 2008 edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, this text provides rescue technicians with the knowledge and step-by-step technical instruction needed to fully understand all aspects of vehicle extrication incidents. Vehicle Extraction: Levels I & II: Principles and Practice: Addresses the latest hybrid and all-electric vehicles, such as the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf. Provides extensive coverage of agricultural extrication for incidents involving tractors and other machinery. Includes National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reports, where applicable, to stress safety and lessons learned.