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Course Outline

The AHJ should ensure that all equipment needs are met.

  • Maintain the equipment inventory.
    • Check for the proper personal protective equipment:
      • Shore-based rescue—reaching and throwing devices
      • Boat-based rescue—type, size, engine, and outfitting
      • Go/direct contact rescue—Type V rescue vests, ice rescue suits, and boat lowering systems
    • Provide breach and cutting devices.
    • Keep the necessary medical supplies.
    • Have vehicles and trailers to transport the equipment.
  • Identify and follow all manufacturers’ guidelines for inspection, cleaning, and storage.
Variety of rescue gear in a warehouse
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