Learn the search techniques used for wilderness SAR operations, as well as procedures for conducting urban searches and evidence searches. You will learn how to assist the first aid attendant in stabilizing and securing the subject for transport, how to maneuver a stretcher over rough terrain, and how to use basic rope assist techniques to move the stretcher over gentle slopes. Basic ties used in GSAR applications will be covered, along with the care and maintenance of ropes and associated equipment. You will also gain an awareness of how to protect clues and work with tracking teams and other resources used in SAR responses.
This course is for members-in-training of recognized Search and Rescue (SAR) Groups in British Columbia. Please contact the Training Officer of your SAR Group for details of delivery.
- Complete EMRG-1701