TITLE

Tight TEAMS

AUTHOR(S)
Gunnels, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2005, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the training of confined-space rescuers in the U.S. Need for a consistent rope rescue training; Types of equipment used by the rescuers; Development of preplans and checklist for rescues.
ACCESSION #
17691404

 

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