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Seanie
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White Water Safety and Rescue - The entire book free online!

Post by Seanie » Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:44 pm

The ENTIRE book is availible to view online on Google Books.
View the book here.
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And heres the books main page:
http://www.pesdapress.com/wwsr.htm
Short Description
White water safety and rescue for canoeists, kayakers and rafters. A completely revised new edition now in full colour throughout.
Part One - White Water Safety
1 Safety Priciples
2 Reading White Water
3 Hazards
4 Planning a Descent
5 Skilful Paddling
6 Mental Preparation and Warm Up
7 Scouting Techniques
8 Assessing Risks
9 Organization
10 Communication
11 Leadership
12 Safety in Equipment Design
Part Two - White Water Rescue
13 Basic Rescue Equipment
14 Swimmers, Boats and Paddles
15 Stoppers or Hydraulics
16 Pins and Entrapments
17 Protecting a Rapid
18 Incident Management
Part Three - Care of Victims
19 First Aid
20 Resuscitation
21 Moving Casualties
22 Post Traumatic Stress
Part Four - Recovery and Access
23 Specialist Equipment
24 Rope Dynamics
25 Recoveries
26 Other Access Techniques
Appendices
A Glossary of Terms
B Knots and Hitches
C Index

J.K.
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Re: White Water Safety and Rescue - The entire book free online!

Post by J.K. » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:19 am

Aw damn, and I went and bought the thing.
This is basically the WW bible folks, it has everythign you'd need in it. A great resource.

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