Water Levels I and II
by Steve Treinish
all 5 of the sub-disciplines of water rescue – in a single resource!
TECHNICAL RESCUER: WATER is based on
the NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue Standards, and covers everything from
surface water rescue and ice rescue to swiftwater rescue, surf
rescue, and more.
Perhaps most importantly, the author
recognizes that different agencies have different processes, and
incorporates that by discussing the various types of equipment and
how it can be used.
A bonus chapter on watercraft rounds out the
book's comprehensive coverage, making this an ideal book for anyone
teaching a course or providing training that encompasses first
- Check NFPA Standard
compliancy by reviewing the detailed guide at the
beginning of the book, which correlates chapter
content and corresponding page numbers to NFPA
Standards 1006 specific Job Performance
- Gain real-world insight and
sharpen water rescue tactics with a Lessons Learned
at the beginning of each chapter and corresponding
Lessons Learned Revisited at the end of the chapter
containing follow-up critical-thinking questions.
- Secure optimum proficiency of
various water techniques through Skills and
Procedures which combine step-by-step instructions
with photos and line illustrations.
- Work smart and safely on the
job with critical information highlighted in Note
and Safety boxes throughout the book.
- Remain up to date with photos
and illustrations that focus in on the most current
equipment, tools and procedures.
1. Water Rescue Concerns and Training
2. Watercraft Types, Uses, and
3. Surface Water Rescue: Level I.
4. Surface Water Rescue: Level II.
5. Ice Rescue: Level I.
6. Ice Rescue: Level II.
7. Swiftwater: Level I.
8. Swiftwater: Level II.
9. Surf Rescue: Level I.
10. Surf Rescue: Level II.
11. Dive Equipment and Use.
12. Dive Operations: Level I.
13. Dive Operations: Level II.
14. Helicopter Use and Operations.
Appendix: Rope in Water Rescue.
416 Pages -
8-1/2x 11 in.
About the Author:
Steve Treinish is a member of the Columbus,
Ohio, Fire Department where he is assigned to Ladder Company 2 and
is the lead instructor for the Dive and Rescue Team. He is also a
Captain on the Fairfield County Special Operations team where he
leads the Dive Unit.
Steve is an Instructor Trainer with the Public
Safety Divers Association, an Ohio certified Fire Instructor, and a
Lead Swiftwater Instructor for the Ohio Fire Academy.
A resident of Pleasantville, Ohio, Steve also
owns Blackwater Water Rescue Systems, a company specializing in
water rescue and public safety dive instruction and equipment.
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