The third edition of Water Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670: Surface, Swiftwater, Dive, Ice, Surf, and Flood is a complete resource for water rescue personnel and their organizations. Based on the 2020 edition of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications and the 2017 edition of NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, this single textbook is the most current and comprehensive water rescue textbook available.
The six sub-disciplines of water rescue are broken down into awareness-, operations-, and technician- level chapters to allow instructors the flexibility to teach exactly the way they wish. In addition, the features in Water Rescue, Third Edition will help students take that extra step toward becoming outstanding rescuers. These features include:
Water Rescue, Third Edition is supported by engaging instructor resources, including: