Public Safety Diving

Public Safety Diving
Public Safety Diving
Public Safety Diving
Public Safety Diving
Public Safety Diving
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Item #: 978-0-912212-94-4

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By Walt "Butch" Hendrick and Andrea Zaferes, Lifeguard Systems, Inc. *BESTSELLER!*

Step-by-step safety procedures and techniques for dive teams at all levels of expertise Learn to conduct safe, effective training drills Create excellent court-ready documentation The most comprehensive book of its kind

Written for instructors, dive team captains, surface teams, and underwater personnel alike, this book offers definitive information on procedures for safe operations, proper methods of training, and how to make appropriate purchasing decisions. Various techniques and types of equipment are discussed and assessed. Included also are chapters on methods of search in black water, swift water, and contaminated water, as well as techniques for evidence recovery.

Public Safety Diving is a must-read book for the public-safety dive team member, leader or anyone who is thinking about putting a team together. By the end, you'll know that it takes more than just a C card to pull it off." -- Advanced Rescue Technology

The foundations of a public safety dive team
Dive team command
Dive team personnel
Diver training Equipment for shore personnel
Diving equipment
Cylinder safety
The initial response
Deploying the team
The search
Search patterns
Communication and line signals
Contingency procedures and scene safety
Physiological components of diving
Diving maladies
Contaminated water
Handling the drowning victim
Submerged vehicles
Boat operations
Law enforcement operations
Special considerations and technology
Answers to study questions

351 pages/Softcover/April 2000 0-912212-94-2