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The following power point training presentations must be viewed at unit training and/or under the supervision of an OSRT Officer. Members viewing the presentations must sign a OSRT sign in sheet. The completed sign in sheet must be submitted to the OSRT Planning (Training)
presentations must be viewed at
unit training and/or under the
supervision of an OSRT Officer.
Members viewing the presentations must sign a
OSRT sign in sheet. The completed sign in sheet
must be submitted to the OSRT Planning (Training)
Section to receive credit for the training.
Each has a set of guidelines -
Via ESF#9 Job Title 35
Must be certified through credentialing.
Volunteers Organization Active in Disasters
Each OSRT member in good standing – dues
paid, BCI, & insurance.
Each OSRT member in good standing dues paid,
BCI, and training for assigned task.
United States Supplement to International
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
FEMA – Homeland Security
National Assoc of Search & Rescue
National Search and Rescue School
Occupational Health and Safety Agency
Organization of International Standards
Ohio Assoc Nonprofit Organizations
Requirements Source Documents
NFPA – National Fire Protection Academy
ASTM – American Society for Testing & Materials
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
NASAR – National Association for Search & Rescue
NSRC - National Search and Rescue School
OSHA – Occupational Health and Safety Agency
ISO - Organization of International Standards
OANO – Ohio Association of Non-profit Organizations
had to be purchased and are copywriter.
1006 Standards for Technical Rescuer
1670 Standards on Operations & Training
for Technical Search & Rescue Incidents
1983 Standards on Life Safety Rope &
Equipment got Emergency Services
Primarily team requirements.
Primarily deals with individual training.
1460 Terminology SAR
1583 Communications Procedures - Phonetics
1591 Visual Signals
1616 Performance of 1st Responder Who Practice in
the Wilderness or Delayed Transport Settings
1633 Techniques in Land Search
1846 Standard Practices For Symbols & Markings
1847 Minimum Skills for Canines
1848 SAR Dog Crew/Team
1879 Demonstrating Obedience/Agility K9
2009 Use of Transverse Mercator
2209 Level I Land SAR
2685 Level II Land SAR
2852 Training Inland Search Tracker
TYPED RESOURCES DEFINITIONS
Search and Rescue Resources
For ease of ordering and tracking responses
Assets need to be categorized via resource typing.
Publication sometimes referred to as ESF #9.
Defines equipment, personnel, and training
Refer to page 39 Wilderness Search and Rescue Team.
Search Technicians Courses.
Congress assigned water search to water
Coast Guard and land search to the Air Force.
The NSRS provides training –
Inland SAR Planning Course –
for SAR units leadership.
The Air Force provides instructors for the course.
Numerous safety and health courses.
> ISO 22399 Guidelines for incident preparedness
and operational continuity management.
~ Prepared a Checklist
~ Recording Form
> Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations
~ Award of Excellence
Award of Excellence -
Evaluates the overall operation of
an organization to set of standards.
u.s Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency
Typed Resource Definitions
Search and Rescue Resources
15 Different Functions
Primary of interest to us:
ESF # 9
Defined into 36 job titles.
ESF # 9 broken down into typed resources
with one being Wilderness Search and
Job Titles # 7, 8, and 9 relate to Canines
Job Title # 33 Team Manager (Leader)
Job Title # 35 Wilderness Search and Rescue
Job Title # 36 Unit Leader
The Job Titles through the source documents drive
the training & equipment (type and quantity)
>Typing Levels I, II, III, and IV lowest.
>All personnel, training, and equipment
requirements are formulated into a
>The credentialing certification is under
the control of the State of Ohio.
>When we have a team fully prepared to
meet ALL of the requirements an
application is submitted to the Ohio EMA.
>The State EMA will select personnel to
conduct an audit of training and equipment.
JOB TITLE 35
What are the requirements of Job 35 matrix?
~There 14 major sections in the matrix.
~When reading the matrix there must be strict
adheres to the applicable typing level.
~The typing columns defines the requirements for
that particular level.
~In our case we are preparing for Typing Level III.
~This means we must accomplished the
requirements in that column and those of Level IV.
~We will not discuss every line in the matrix – its
more important that you have a understanding of
Team Rescue Capabilities
Team Search Capabilities
Line 2.3 Require 24 hours
Personnel Team Composition
2 ea Teams - 6 people per team
2 ea Managers (Team Leaders) Job 33
Each Job 35 & 33 is a stand along unit –
can have multiple Job 35’s
1 ea Unit Leader Job 36 – supervises
multiple Job 35’s
Line 4.3 Wilderness First Aid
Overhead Incident Management
Personnel Crew Availability
Personnel Sustain Operations
Line 7.1 For 24 hours
~ Purchase the Standards – publications.
~ Establish training requirements
~ Arrange for instructors – there certifications
traceable to the national standards.
~ Communicate training requirement to
~ Raising funds to help finance training.
~ Develop plans for obtaining the required
~ Large number of courses are available on
~ A number of the courses are offered at the
~ The remaining courses are scheduled
periodically through the year.
Equipment Search and Rescue
Basically followed NASAR requirements
personal equipment for Job Titles 33
> Training certificates must be available to the auditors.
> All personnel equipment at audit.
> All organizational equipment at audit.
> All members of the Job Title 35 must be
Funding - for training and equipment.
~ Donations – funds / equipment
~ Fund Raising Events
~ Accomplish the required training.
~ Recognized by civil authorities and
How many prefer grants to pay for
training courses and equipment?
What are the expectations of groups
providing the funding?
The sources of the funding are expecting
a functioning response team?
>Approx. 70% of fireman are volunteers.
>They are required to maintain a certification
and serve with little or no pay.
>You too are required to maintain a certification
with no financial gain.
>Each of you are registered with the State of Ohio
which means you must follow the rules.
NO free lancing.
Would you want a free lancing fireman to respond to your home if you had a fire?
Each member is Registered with the Ohio EMA
under the name of Ohio Special Response Team.
of expectations and benefits from the Ohio EMA.
We have had to commit to the State EMA that we will not deploy without a requested by the appropriate authority.
Working with the State EMA and VOAD -
OSRT member recognition at an incident.
OSRT identification card
OSRT magnetic vehicle placards
Entry control badges
The State EMA has stressed on several
occasions that we must build a image that
they can promote and the authorities
come to recognize.