See capability development for general CDEM professional development and MCDEM courses.
The General Rescue Manual covers the basic techniques for light rescue in New Zealand. It may be used as a training/learning resource for student’s receiving instruction in general rescue techniques. The manual can be downloaded complete or in sections.
General Rescue Manual 2006 - Sections 1-4 (.pdf 251kb) Introduction, General rescue background, Safety in training operations and Incident ground actions.
General Rescue Manual 2006 - Sections 5-8 (.pdf 1.2mb) Ropes, Knots, Ladders and Managing casualties.
General Rescue Manual 2006 - Sections 9-12 (.pdf 1.2mb) Stretchers, Stretcher based rescue techniques, Non-stretcher based rescue techniques and Improvised casualty movement.
General Rescue Manual 2006 - Sections 13-15 (.pdf 260kb) Anchors and holdfasts, Pulley systems and lifting and Additional general rescue equipment