Rope-Rigging Manuals and Field Guides
Material to help the reader to develop or expand rope rescue knowledge and skills. Topics include safety, equipment, rappelling, pick-offs, litter evacuations, patient packaging, improvised high anchor points, and organizing the response. More on lowering and raising systems, mechanical advantage, and rappel based rescues.
Pocket sized with a bucket of information. Sections loaded with information from classifications and effects of hazards, charts for ventilation, communication systems, rope work, and response management along with other general information to keep rescuers safe.
Revised for its fourth time and packed with more information. The field guide is a chip off the ol block of the world renowned CMC Rope Rescue Manual, which features 35 years of research and experience around rescues and training.
Selling over 70,000 copies the CMC Rope Rescue Manual has become a staple reference for hundreds of departments and rope rescue training programs. Reflecting on 35 years of collective training and experience in rope rescue and rope access, it has turned into a definitive collection of techniques and information for professionals.
In its fourth edition, this guide has a broadened scope of rescue incidents that firefighters are known to respond to. It serves as an outline to address all critical elements within awareness, operations, and technical levels regarding rescue.