The best selling Essential Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide is now a multi-media App. This new full-featured App provides digital access to 240 pages of high quality illustrated procedures with a fast navigation system so you can find your procedure quickly.

Some of the features of this digital Field Operations Guide include:

Video Tutorials that will be updated on a regular basis and automatically loaded onto your App device.

Shoring Calculators that allow you to generate a cut-list with one take-off measurement.

Share cut list via text message or email.

Interactive Command Checklists that include an elapsed time function to assist with training, as well as being a tool that helps rescuers lay the framework for safe efficient rescues.

Icons within the App denote Awareness, Operations and Technician standards for each procedure.

All levels of rescuers will find this a valuable reference tool with state of the art illustrated rescue procedures.

The goal of this App is to assist rescuers with performance of technical rescue skills and procedures in order to meet the U.S. national standard for consistency safety and competency. This guide is based on U.S. NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Qualifications 2017 edition.

This app covers Rope Rescue, Technical Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, Mountain Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Helicopter Rescue, Structural Collapse Rescue, Rescue Medical procedures, FEMA and NIMS ISC for disaster incident command.

What’s New

Version 1.5.7

This is a major update reflecting the new edition 5 Essential Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide. There are 20 added pages including power boat operations and climbing rescues. All procedures have been correlated to the 2017 NFPA 1006 standard. Numerous bugs have been fixed relating to IOS update conflicts.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
189 Ratings

189 Ratings

FingerlessFreak ,

Great Resource

I have multiple different field guides at my disposal and I have to say this is my go to every time!

The convince of having it on my phone is second to none!

Also being able to screen shot and send a quick reference to a member on my team is invaluable!

Kiltedbax ,

Our whole team uses this guide!

We issue a hard copy to every member of our team as well as authorize purchase of the app for phones. This is a go-to source when we are in the field.

Scott from the sandbox ,

Very easy to use!

This is a very easy app to use. It complements the actual field guid very well, and I live the way the app updates when the actual field guide updates!

App Privacy

The developer, Tom PENDLEY, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


294.2 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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