National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Structure Collapse Awareness Training: Student Manual [open pdf - 2MB]
"This course provides an easily accessible method for FEMA and other US&R [Urban Search & Rescue] team members of completing the NFPA [National Fire Protection Association] 1670, Structural Collapse Awareness requirement. Course completion will be of special benefit to US&R team members since the content exceeds the NFPA Awareness Level for the critical topics of Building Systems, Building Types and Characteristics, Collapse Patterns, and Hazard Identification This manual is the companion to a CD-based and Internet based presentation. Its best use is for the student to have it available when he/she views the PowerPoint presentation, and to use it as a reference when completing the written examination"
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