Confined Space Rescue



by Division Chief Chase Sargent (Ret.), Virginia Beach Fire & Rescue Department

- Bridges the gap between theory and practice
- Great for municipal departments, military teams, or industrial brigades

Written by veteran rescuer Chase Sargent, this book is a comprehensive, single-source guide to such subject areas as hazardous atmospheres, detection equipment, breathing apparatus, ventilation, retrieval systems, backup teams, and operational procedures. Effective methods of training and regulations governing operations in confined spaces also are discussed at length.


Toward forming a confined-space team 
Managing the risks
Training the team
Commanding the incident 
The initial response
Operations prior to entry 
Entry and rescue operations 
Removing the victim 
Termination activities 
Answers to chapter questions

240 pages/Softcover/2000
ISBN10 0-912212-88-8

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