Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide
REVISED AND EXPANDED!
with 60% more information, the Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide has
been expanded from 52 to 84 information-packed pages. New
- Rigging, including anchors; drooping high lines; and
- Animal rescue, including animal behavior; rescue of
stranded and swimming animals; the capture of dogs, cats,
- Urban flooding and rescue, including HAZMAT and field
decontamination; storm water systems; and incident
- Unpinning boats and rafts.
- Drowning fact reference
Every emergency responder needs
to have a copy of this tough, waterproof 4X6Ē guide
handy. Made to fit in a pocket, a glove compartment or a
emergency response pack, itís the ultimate (and
only) field reference to swiftwater rescue.
In addition to the new material, the Swiftwater
Rescue Field Guide still covers topics like basic
rescuer safety considerations, river hydrology,
equipment, shore-based, boat-based, and in-water rescue
techniques; knots, rigging for river rescue, helicopters,
incident command; and special situations like low-head
dams and flood channel rescues.
If itís been awhile since you took your
last swiftwater rescue course, youíll appreciate
having this handy pocket reference!