Mountain, Cave and Mine Rescue

  • Roger Snook


Marked lowering of body temperature may follow a period of exposure to adverse weather or immersion in cold water, and this may eventually interfere with physical and mental activity.


Breathing Apparatus Hydrogen Sulphide Fire Service Rescue Unit Fire Brigade 
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  3. Safety in Sewers,training manual, Local Government Training Board, 1971.Google Scholar

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© Update Publications Ltd. 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Snook
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal United HospitalBathUK

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