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Elevator and Escalator Rescue
A Comprehensive Guide
by Theodore Lee Jarboe

Elevator and Escalator Rescue contains important information for technical rescue members, training officers, and fire company members alike.

This engaging and accessible book details the risks involved in elevator and escalator rescues and how to face them successfully.

Contents

  1. The History of Elevators
  2. Elevator System Overview
  3. Traction Elevators
  4. Types of Doors, Interlocks, and Restrictors
  5. Hallway and Elevator Lobby Features
  6. Car Interior Components and Finish
  7. Hydraulic Elevators
  8. Freight Elevators and Dumbwaiters
  9. New Technology
  10. Residential and Special Elevators
  11. Elevator Safety: Philosophy and Principles
  12. Rescue Tools and Equipment
  13. Elevator Hoistway Door Unlocking Device Keys
  14. Poling Guidelines
  15. Car Top and Side Emergency Exits
  16. Forcible Entry: Types, Use, and Safety
  17. Managing Passenger Entrapment Incidents
  18. Managing Pinned Victim Incidents
  19. Fall from Heights: Victim Rescue
  20. Managing Elevator Fires
  21. Case Studies and Lessons Learned
  22. Shunt Trip Activation and Its Threat
  23. The Firefighters' Emergency Operation Key: FEO-K1
  24. Use of Elevators During a Building Fire
  25. Training for Safe and Successful Elevator Rescue Operations
  26. Escalator Development History
  27. The Escalator System
  28. Escalator Safety: Philosophy and Principles
  29. Escalator Safety Features
  30. Escalator Rescue Tools and Equipment

Index

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Elevator and Escalator Rescue
A Comprehensive Guide
by Theodore Lee Jarboe

2007 268 pages $58.00 + shipping
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