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ASTM International - ASTM F2685-07

Standard Guide for Training of a Level II Land Search Team Member

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Accident and disaster control): 13.200
significance And Use:

This guide establishes the minimum standard for training land search team members as it relates to their general, field, and search-specific knowledge, skills, and experience. A person trained to... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide establishes the minimum training standard for Level II land search team members as it relates to their general, field, and search-specific knowledge, skills, and experience.

1.2 A Level II land search team member searches on the surface of the land only. This guide does not provide the minimum training requirements for searching in partially or fully collapsed structures, in or on water, in confined spaces, or underground (such as caves, mines, and tunnels).

1.3 A Level II search team member can be utilized as: a field team leader, a single resource for sign cutting, a hasty searcher, and to establish segments in the field. No knots, rope, litter, or other rescue skills are required of a Level II.

1.4 Level II search team members are eligible to be members of type II search teams or crews as defined in Classification F 1993.

1.5 Type II teams which may utilize personnel trained to this standard are Kind A (wilderness), Kind B (urban), and Kind C (mountainous).

1.6 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.

1.7 Further training may be required before a Level II land search team member can actually participate on a particular kind of search team, depending on the authority having jurisdictions regulations or policies.

1.8 Land search team members are categorized by levels in which level one is the basic or entrance level and the numbers increase as the requirements increase.

Document History

May 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Training of a Land Search Team Leader (STL)
4.1 This guide establishes the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities that a person must have to perform as a Land Search Team Leader. No other skills are included or implied. 4.2 Every person who...
ASTM F2685-07
November 1, 2007
Standard Guide for Training of a Level II Land Search Team Member
This guide establishes the minimum standard for training land search team members as it relates to their general, field, and search-specific knowledge, skills, and experience. A person trained to...
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