I recall something about PRS being taken offline for VR a couple of years because of something like this. Presumably it got sorted out?
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Why is there a need these days for NSW Police to have coppers with guns and tasers strapped to overalls doing civy tech/rope rescue work..? Apart from them being the control/co-ordination org for rescue, let the existing abled agencies do the rescue sector roles, put more coppers back into cars, on...
What do you mean by 2 "operators"..2 agencies respond and recover, or only 2 rescue trained persons within an agency responded? Here in NSW we have two agencies that typically respond with just 2 rescue operators. So, in areas where one of these agencies provides the rescue service you'll get 2 res...
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It pays to go back and read the first post on a new topic to see what the subject was intended to be. In this case, it was about dual response between primary and secondary GLR providers, i.e. rescue. Indeed. There's been a few volunteer secondary units that have thrown in the towel over the years ...
It's not just the two fire services who are looking at "collaborating" on training - SES are also looking at joining the party as their training is far from perfect.
- Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:54 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Is this the beginning of the end of ASNSW rescue
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I was recently told by SOT paramedic that ASNSW have "grandfathered" their SCAT program - i.e. there will be no more trained. Instead, some SOT paramedics will do some additional remote access type training. Not sure if this will bring them up to the same level as SCAT.
- Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:38 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: RCO Rescue Response-How does it Work in NSW?
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From the NSW State Rescue Policy: [*]"Responsibility for calling out rescue units is vested in the NSW Police Force." [*]"The guiding principle is that the appropriate accredited rescue unit, with the shortest response time to the incident scene is to be responded." There is a project underway in NS...
I'm sorry, The Wagga Wagga VRA are redundant, regardless of the quality of the work they do, Wagga Wagga is serviced for rescue by the full-time staff of ASNSW in a primary role with Turvey Park FRNSW,..in a secondary role, again fully manned 24/7, why then should ratepayers have the added expense ...