Confined Space Rescue

Confined Space Rescue


October 2010
240 p.
16.5 x 22 cm

Writer- Delfín Delgado

What is a confined space? A confined space is a small size and difficult of access, with limited means for entry and exit. For example, dwellings to be accessed by stairs, ladders or lifting harness systems, and have no natural ventilation, so you can accumulate toxic contaminants and / or flammable, or have an oxygen deficient atmosphere. Furthermore, confined spaces are not designed for its users to stay on them constantly, only in certain specific works for a limited time. While some, only some of confined spaces are for internal, it is very common to confuse an incident in a confined space with a sinister interior.

Confined spaces are often the most dangerous places firefighters perform rescues. From a statistical point of view, perhaps the blanks "domestic " or of small works and installations are sadly recorded the highest number of victims, either through lack of training, ignorance, lack of material or no work experience.

This book is a compilation and expansion of any information, scanty and scattered, that exists on confined space rescue, and help clear the work of rescue teams, to stand up to their tasks and hazards, and develop their work as safely and effectively.

Legislation and regulations
Confined spaces
The specific risks and hazards
Ventilation. Types
The working system. Protocols
Rigging training and basic materials equipment confined space rescue

Confined Space Rescue
Confined Space Rescue
Confined Space Rescue
Confined Space Rescue