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Trench Rescue DVD

Author(s): Cecil "Buddy" V. Martinette Jr.
  • ISBN-13: 9780763740092
  • ISBN-10:0763740098
  • Dvd Disk     pages      © 2006
Price: $680.95 US List
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Learn essential trench rescue procedures from one of the industry's leading experts!

The Trench Rescue DVD contains real-life footage demonstrating the practical procedures discussed in the Trench Rescue text. The DVD, which covers both Operations and Technician levels skills, shows students how to successfully perform each skill and offers helpful information, tips, and pointers.

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Section  One  Trench Considerations
Section  Two  Ground Pads
Section  Three  Shoring Panels
Section  Four  Panel Use
Section  Five   Shores
Section  Six  Straight Wall Trench
Section  Seven  Single Wall Slough
Section  Eight  Inside Wales
Section  Nine  The "T" Trench
Section  Ten  The "L" Trench
Section  Eleven  The Deep Wall Trench

Cecil "Buddy" V. Martinette Jr.

Cecil V. "Buddy" Martinette Jr. is a career fire and rescue professional whose work experiences range from firefighter to Chief to Assistant County Administrator.  He is currently the fire chief in Wilmington North Carolina.  Chief Martinette started his career as a volunteer firefighter in the Virginia Beach Fire Department where he spent twenty-five years leaving as a Battalion Chief and Chief Fire Marshall.  He has also been the Chief of the Lynchburg Fire and EMS Department in Lynchburg Virginia and Assistant County Administrator in Hanover County Virginia.     

Mr. Martinette holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Administration from Hampton University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Troy State University. He is also a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program where he received the 2003 Executive Leadership Outstanding Research Award.  Chief Martinette has received the designation of "Chief Fire Officer" by the Commission on Chief Fire Officer Designation.

Previously Buddy was an Instructor III with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Fire Programs. He also served as a FEMA Incident Support Team Operations Officer and Task Force Leader for Virginia Task Force II, of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Urban Search and Rescue Program.  His Urban Search and Rescue experience includes the Colonial Heights Wal-Mart Collapse, deployments for hurricanes Floyd, Fran, Francis, Charlie, Ivan, Katrina, and Rita and also the Murrah Federal Building Bombing and 9-11 Pentagon collapse.

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