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Life On A Line Deluxe

ByDr DF Merchant

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Underground rescue from caves and mines is the most extreme form of technical rescue in the world, and demands the highest levels of skill in caving, engineering, excavation, geology, trauma medicine and of course ropework. Life On A Line was the first specialist rope rescue book written for and by cave and mine rescuers, and has become the standard text for hundreds of rescue teams. The 2nd Edition is entirely new, with over 200 pages of expanded and updated techniques for all aspects of ropework, from equipment selection and basic rigging to the complex mathematics of friction and traverses. New chapters cover casualty care, stretcher selection and rigging, large animal and expedition rescue, plus in-depth explanations of the standards and legal frameworks affecting today's teams. It remains an international textbook, with techniques and explanations aimed at both European EN/CE, American ASTM, NFPA1983:2006 and international ISO/UIAA standards. This Deluxe version is printed in full color throughout.

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Publication Date
Mar 17, 2007
Language
English
Category
Sports
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Dr DF Merchant

Specifications

Pages
224
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in / 216 x 279 mm)

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