Chapter 15. Overview of Confined Space Rescue

  1. D. Alan Veasey,
  2. Lisa Craft McCormick,
  3. Barbara M. Hilyer (deceased),
  4. Kenneth W. Oldfield,
  5. Sam Hansen and
  6. Theodore H. Krayer

Published Online: 28 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471787663.ch15

Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response

Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response

How to Cite

Veasey, D. A., McCormick, L. C., Hilyer, B. M., Oldfield, K. W., Hansen, S. and Krayer, T. H. (2005) Overview of Confined Space Rescue, in Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471787663.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471778455

Online ISBN: 9780471787662

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Keywords:

  • pyramid of survivability;
  • pyramid of priority;
  • self-rescue;
  • non-entry rescue;
  • internal rescue;
  • pre-emergency planning;
  • size-up

Summary

The chapter provides an overview of risk-versus-benefit analysis as a component of rescue planning. Types of rescue operations are summarized and a seven-step rescue process is described.