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close this bookDisaster Rescue - Australian Emergency Manual (Natural Disaster Organization, 183 p.)
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View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentPREFACE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER ONE - ORGANISATION, PLANNING AND EQUIPMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER TWO - SAFETY IN TRAINING AND OPERATIONS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER THREE - ROPES, CHAINS AND SLINGS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER FOUR - LADDERS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER FIVE - CASUALTY HANDLING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER SIX - LIFTING EQUIPMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER SEVEN - BLOCKS AND TACKLE AND WINCHES
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER EIGHT - ANCHORS AND HOLDFASTS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER NINE - DERRICKS, SHEERS, AND GYNS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER TEN - RESCUE FROM HEIGHTS AND DEPTHS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER ELEVEN - DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS, DEBRIS CLEARANCE AND TUNNELLING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER TWELVE - TEMPORARY SHORING AND ELEMENTARY DEMOLITION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER THIRTEEN - LIGHTING AND POWER EQUIPMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER FOURTEEN - CUTTING EQUIPMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER FIFTEEN - FIRES AND ELEMENTARY FIRE FIGHTING
View the documentREFERENCES

REFERENCES

Material used in the development of this manual was taken or adapted from a number of existing publications. The National Working Party extends its appreciation and acknowledgement to the authors, editors and publishers of the following:

Natural Disasters Organisation

Rescue Handbook (1975)
The Australian Disaster Rescue Manual (First Edition 1984)
The Australian Disaster Rescue Manual (Second Edition 1988)
Operations Manual - A Guide to Local Response (1985)

Queensland State Emergency Service

Rescue Publications A - L.

South Australian State Emergency Service

SASES Manual of Training - Book 1 - Light Rescue (1988)
SASES Manual of Training - Book 2 - Heavy Rescue (1988)
SASES Manual of Training - Book 6 - Cliff Rescue (1988)

New South Wales State Emergency Service

Basic Rescue Training Package (Draft) (1989)
Advanced Rescue Training Package (Draft) (1989)

Northern Territory Emergency Service

Rescue publications

Northern Territory Fire Service

Fire fighting publications

Victoria State Emergency Service

Road Accident Rescue Manual (1988)

New South Wales Police Rescue Squad

Rescue skills illustrations

New South Wales Fire Brigade

Rope construction illustrations

New Zealand Civil Defence Organisation

Casualty Management Manual (Draft)

United States Civil Defence/Civil Preparedness Agency

IG-14-3 Heavy Duty Rescue Course Instructors Guide
SM-14-2 Rescue Skills and Techniques
Fire Fighting for Civil Defence Emergencies

NSW Department of Labour and Industry

Guide for Riggers

South East Queensland Electricity Board

Publications P/G/17, 1979 and P/G/14, 1979.

Standards Australia

Australian Standards - AS 1504, AS 1380, AS 1800, AS 1801, AS 1891, and AS 2444

British Standards Association

British Standards - BS 3776, and BS 2502

Division of Occupational Safety - Queensland

Construction Safety Legislation
Safety - Useful Information

British Fire Services

Manual of Firemanship

Australian Army

Manual of Land Warfare

Enerpac

Operator's Handbook

St. John Ambulance

First Aid Handbook

British Admiralty

Manual of Seamanship
'Emergency Care', Grant & Murray (2nd Ed)
'On Rope', Padgett & Smith (2nd Ed 1988)
International Manual of Basic Rescue Methods, Dawson Nethercutt