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Emergency Medical Responder – First on Scene (10th Edition)
By Chris Le Baudour

The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder, Tenth Edition, provides clear, first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel.  The new edition retains all of the successful features from previous editions and includes new topics and concepts that have recently become part of most Emergency Medical Responder programs.

Using the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responders as a foundation, Emergency Medical Responder also includes the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines External Link for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.  Critical-thinking First on Scene scenarios and From the Medical Director features offer readers a real-world perspective that will help them learn to think like EMRs.

Emergency Medical Responder – First on Scene (10th Edition) has again been named as the source for First Aid and Team Trainer test questions in the 2019-2020 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest RulesExternal Link

Mine Rescue Manual: A Comprehensive Guide for Mine Rescue Team Members
By Chris Enright and Robert L. Ferriter

This rescue manual is meant for use by responders in case of a mine emergency.  It is based on the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) Instruction Guide 3027, Mine Rescue Team Training: Metal and Nonmetal Mines.  By chapter, topics covered are: the team, surface operations and incident command, equipment, exploration, firefighting, ground control, communication, gases and ventilation, victims, mine recovery, team safety, and additional health hazards.

Title Slides File Size File Link
3026 - Initial Mine Rescue Team Training (Coal & M/NM) 319 Kb Download
3027 - Mine Rescue Team Training (M/NM) 5.6 Mb Download
3028 - Mine Rescue Team Training (Coal) 6.0 Mb Download
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Metal and Nonmetal PowerPoint Presentations
2201 - Surface Organization 56 2.5 Mb Download
2202 - Mine Gases
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222 2.1 Mb Download
2203 - Mine Ventilation
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125 1.1 Mb Download
2204 - Exploration 219 5.4 Mb Download
2205 - Fires, Firefighting and Explosions
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205 3.1 Mb Download
2206 - Rescue of Survivors and Recovery of Bodies 108 3.6 Mb Download
2207 - Mine Recovery 87 3.0 Mb Download
Recovery of Dead Bodies - How to Cope 30 99 Kb Download
Mine Rescue Activity Books
2208 - Section I 41 635 Kb Download
2208 - Section II-A 29 461 Kb Download
2208 - Section II-B 16 5.6 Mb Download
2208 - Section III 44 3.4 Mb Download
2208 - Section IV 39 2.3 Mb Download
Mine Rescue Skills Competition
First Aid SM 3 (2006 Edition) 2.4 Mb Download
2018 National Skills Contest Rules 255 Kb Download
IG-7 - Advanced Mine Rescue Training 11.8 Mb Download
IG-7a - Advanced Skills Training 338 Kb Download
IG-110 - Responding to an Emergency 4.8 Mb Download
Bench Training Tool
NIOSH Product: BG4 Bench Trainer Software External Link Site Link