TITLE

RESCUE & EXTRICATION EQUIPMENT

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2004 Supplement, Vol. 48, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features several rescue and extrication equipment used by firefighters and emergency medical technicians in the United States. Telescopic ram; Rescue backboard; Inflatable rescue boat.
ACCESSION #
12956570

 

Related Articles

  • The Bigwig Tool. Voss, Eli // Fire Engineering;Dec2010, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p97 

    The article discusses how the Bigwig Tool can help firefighters solve the marking and wedging problems they encounter when they are tasked with searching. It says that firefighters need only a single Bigwig Tool to finish a whole search of a small or big building. According to the author, the...

  • All Bleeding Stops Eventually. Smith, Michael D. // Fire Engineering;Feb2008, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p24 

    The article discusses different ways for firefighters or Emergency Medical Services to stop uncontrolled external hemorrhages in bleeding emergencies, including hemostatic medical dressings, such as zeolite powder or chitosan, and tourniquets. Hemostatic adjuncts work by accelerating blood...

  • Responders unite for traffic safety and expediency.  // Fire Engineering;Feb2008, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p54 

    The article reports that the U.S. National Traffic Incident Management Coalition began the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management, which calls for the planning, training, and practicing together of traffic emergency responders from various disciplines, including emergency medical...

  • Why are firefighters not part of the team? Boyle, Malcolm // Journal of Paramedic Practice;Jul2011, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p353 

    The author reflects on the consideration to include firefighters as first responders in assisting ambulance services in minimizing the time that it takes to respond to a medical or non-medical emergency. He stresses internationa evidence which supports the argumentation that firefighters in...

  • TRAINING NEEDS.  // Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2004 Supplement, Vol. 48, p9 

    Focuses on a training unit for firefighters and emergency medical technicians in the United States. Observation and burn module; Dual monitoring probes; Heat shield.

  • PRODUCT FOCUS.  // Fire Chief;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p74 

    Features various extrication equipment of use to firefighters. AMK-30CX spreader rescue system from Amkus; Multi-Cut Fire Rescue Saw; TLS-50 telescoping ram.

  • Thank you to our emergency personnel.  // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);5/23/2013, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p2A 

    The article reports that fireman and paramedics including Crystal Lee, Jessi Cabrera, and Johann Haire in Kyle, Texas Stations received a basket of goodies from Chapa Middle School National Junior Honor Society in appreciation of their dedication to the community.

  • Rescue rope for rapid intervention teams. Dube, Robert // Fire Engineering;Jan2000, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p14 

    Discusses the rescue rope for rapid intervention teams employed by the Fairfax County, Virginia Fire and Rescue Department. Holding of a two-day fire ground survival class; Advantages of the pre-rigged rope; Conversion of one piece of rope into a four-line haul system.

  • Jaws of Life.  // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);10/17/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p5 

    An image is presented of firefighter Blake Osburn demonstrating the Jaws of Life during the open house at the Clarendon Fire Department in Texas in October 2013.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics