Rescue Resources - what's available from your library

Are you interested in rescue resources that cover topics such as search and rescue, swiftwatLIFESAVERS: Paramedics and firefighters rescue a 23-year-old-woman trapped in her car off Molong Road. Photo: STEVE GOSCHer rescue, and motor vehicle rescue?

The library has compiled a small online collection of resources that cover the provision of rescue in the community. This includes links to NATSAR, the Emergency Management Handbooks on the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience website and several books we hold in our library.

At present, the list of current resources may be found at the library webpage Rescue Resources

(published on 07/08/2017)

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Electronic copies of NSW RFS training manuals are now available on the NSW RFS Knowledge Hub including Bush Firefighter and Village Firefighter. Use the search box below to locate hardcopy editions of NSW RFS training manuals and workbooks that are available for loan from your Library. Manuals and workbooks are available for a one month loan.

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Flow-based leadership : What the best firefighters can teach you about leadership and making hard... decisions. by Glick-Smith, Judith L.
Publication:
[s.l.] : Technics pubns llc, 2016. . 198 p. 22 ISBN: 1634621344
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Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy / by Sandberg, Sheryl,
Publication:
London : WH Allen, 2017. . 226 pages ; 20 cm. ISBN: 0753548283
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The new breed : understanding and equipping the 21st century volunteer / by McKee, Jonathan R.
Publication:
[Loveland, Colo.] : Group [Publishing], c2012. . vii, 278 pages ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0764486195
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Grit : the power of passion and perseverance / by Duckworth, Angela,
Publication:
Scribner, 2016. . xv, 333 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 1501111108
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National guidelines for prescribed burning strategic and program planning : National Burning Project: Sub-Project 4, June 2017 /.
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. 112 pages : colour illustrations, map ; 30 cm. 18 ISBN: 0994258925
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How the world breaks : life in catastrophe's path, from the Caribbean to Siberia / by Cox, Stan,
Publication:
. 399 pages : 25 cm. ISBN: 1620970120
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Essential bushfire safety tips / by Webster, Joan Katherine. Bushfire safety tips 
Publication:
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2008. . xiii, 110 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 0643095357
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Rethink your career : in your 40s, 50s and 60s / by Maxwell, Joanna, Rethink your career : in your forties, fifties and sixties 
Publication:
Sydney, N.S.W. : HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2017. . 296 pages ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0733338100
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Fire woman : the extraordinary story of Britian's first female firefighter / by Reynolds, Josephine.
Publication:
London : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 2017. . 224 p. 23 ISBN: 1782436995

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Sitrep.
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[Sydney : State Emergency Services] . v. : 24 cm. Visit Online Resource
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Fire dynamics for firefighters : making fire dynamics science accessible to firefighters and practitioners at all levels / by Walker, Benjamin,
Publication:
. 92 pages : 25 cm. ISBN: 1911028324
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Behave : the biology of humans at our best and worst / by Sapolsky, Robert M,
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. 790 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 1847924719

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We are located on the ground floor of the NSW RFS Head Office at 15 Carter Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141.

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