Standard Guide for Helicopter Inland Search and Rescue (SAR) Crew Chief
|Publication Date:||1 May 2014|
|ICS Code (Accident and disaster control):||13.200|
This guide establishes the minimum training standard for a Helicopter Inland Search and Rescue (SAR) Crew Chief (hereafter known as Helicopter SAR Crew Chief) with focus on the general and crew chief specific knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to function as a member of the helicopter crew in support of an inland search and rescue operation.
This guide is focused on inland, non-oceanic areas of operation, including flood and swiftwater rescue operations.
This guide is focused on persons functioning as a Helicopter SAR Crew Chief with helicopters only; no fixed winged operations are included.
The training discussed in this guide will supplement and enhance the Helicopter SAR Crew Chief's existing training, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.