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Water Rescue

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  1. National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Water Rescue Operations

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 May 2011

    to execute a water rescue ? 2. Conduct ..... differ? 3. Are water rescues in your jurisdiction ..... command? 4. If water rescues in your jurisdiction ..... for conducting water rescues ? What PPE should ..... being used during water rescue operations and

  2. Flood Response: Maximizing Safety and Customer Service

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 7 Oct 2011

    crisis, the Warwick (RI) Fire Department responded to water rescues in addition to regular fire, motor vehicle accident, and ..... use it (e.g., inflatable boats, hovercraft, swift water rescue personal protective equipment). Warwick had inflatable motorized

  1. Mustang Survival Showcases Innovative Water Rescue Solutions at FDIC 2012

    Online Articles

    Fri, 13 Apr 2012

    be showcasing its latest solutions for water rescue professionals, including two brand new water rescue dry suits, at the 2012 Fire Department ..... Survival will also be demonstrating its Water Rescue Kit with the award winning Rescue Stick

  2. Scrapping Builds a Dive Team

    Online Articles

    Wed, 6 Oct 2010

    dedication, perseverance, and a deep burning desire to have a water rescue and recovery team, the volunteer fire department of Grayson ..... past spring and summer and continues to collect scrap. When water rescues and recoveries have happened in the past, dive teams from

  3. National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Swift Water Rescue Training

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Apr 2011

    shelf due to inclement weather. Swift water rescue training is one of those skills that ..... into the backwash. In general, swift water rescue training is one of the most dangerous ..... potential for you to engage in swift water rescue through your agency? 2. What equipment

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Gibbs Quadski Recorded First Official Water Rescue

    Online Articles

    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    Quadski, the first high-speed sports amphibian, proved its worth as a rescue vehicle by recording its first "official" water rescue during the 2014 United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Lifeguard Championships held here last week. Richard Szvitich

  5. FDIC 2014: Session: Water Rescue

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Does your department provide any form of water rescue ? Does your department have the necessary resources to provide water rescue ? There are many factors in water rescue . Most departments have the potential to respond to one of the following: surface rescue, surf rescue, ice rescue, or scuba rescue. ...

  6. The Tipton Twister Exercise: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Sep 2014

    evacuated and many water rescues were made during ..... utilities and roads, water rescue operations and ..... difficult. (3) A water rescue team accessing ..... community. • Water rescues . The vacationers ..... scenario allowed water rescue teams to evacuate

  7. Marsars Cold Water Rescue Sling

    Blogs

    Tue, 6 Mar 2012

    The Marsars Cold Water Rescue Sling is a versatile rescue device that is extended by hand or reach pole. As an ice rescue device, it provides positive buoyancy

  8. Swift Water Rescue Drysuit Pro

    Blogs

    Tue, 6 Mar 2012

    The MSD577 SR Water Rescue Drysuit combines the comfort needed for constant wear with the close fit essential for mobility during aggressive swimming. The