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Finally, a complete resource on shoring and stabilization of emergency scenes. This new book takes the reader step-by-step through the basic principles of emergency shoring operations so they may learn to operate in a safe and efficient atmosphere while conducting search and rescue operations in unstable environments. The author thoroughly covers the engineering aspects involved in shoring and stabilization, carefully explaining how to maintain the strength and integrity of any and all structurally damaged or unstable elements such as beams, joists, girders, columns, arches, headers, or bearing walls. This book includes a glossary and covers the basic terminology and instructions for shoring. Content: Front Matter • Table of Contents 1. An Introduction to Emergency Rescue Shoring Concepts 2. The Use and Training of Rescue Personnel in Shoring Operations 3. Setting Up Your Shoring Operations 4. Interior Rescue Shoring Procedures 5. Exterior Rescue Shoring Procedures 6. The Shoring and Cribbing of Sloped Surfaces 7. Tools and Equipment Utilized in Rescue Shoring Appendix: Tools to Order for a Shoring Operation • Glossary Index
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The Stephen C. O'Connell Center, also known as the O'Dome, is a 10,133-seat multi-purpose arena located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida.
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