NASAR SarTechTM II Minimum Personal Equipment List

baron

The following equipment is commonly compiled to form what is referred to as a "24-hour ready pack". Such a pack holds those items that will assist the holder in functioning safely, effectively, and efficiently during a SAR incident. Some items may be carried on a belt, in pockets, or strapped to the person. This is the minimum equipment is recommended to be carried on all missions in non-urban or wilderness areas. Your local equipment requirements may vary. Consult a physician for recommendations about analgesics and other drugs that you may carry in the SAR pack.

EVERY ITEM ON THIS LIST MUST BE PRESENT FOR THE CANDIDATE TO PASS THIS STATION OF THE SARTECHTM II SKILLS EXAMINATION. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

Personal First Aid and Survival Kit
8 - Matches in a waterproof container 4 - Acetaminophen or aspirin tablets
1 - Moleskin 4 - Acetaminophen or aspirin tablets
2 - Quarters for phone call 2 - Antiseptic cleansing pads
1 - Roller gauze bandage 1 - Antiseptic ointment
2 - Safety pins, large 6 - Band aids, various sizes
1 - Splinter forceps, tweezers 1 - Candle, long burning
1- Space type blanket or space type sleeping bag 2 - Cotton swabs, non sterile
1- Towelette, clean 1 - Duct tape, 5-10 ft.
1- Whistle 1 - Leaf bag, large


(Non-urban) Personal SAR Equipment 1 - Measuring device, 18 in. minimum
1 - Pack, 1800 cubic inch (minimum) 1 - Metal cup or pot
4 - Bags, various sizes, zip locked 1 - Mirror, small
1 - Bandanna, handkerchief 1 - Nylon twine or small rope, 50 feet
1 - Cap or other headgear 1 - Pad and pencil
2 - Carabiners, locking gate 2 - Prusik cords (6mm 8mm; 6 ft. length)
1 - Clothes bag, waterproof 1 - Rainwear, durable
1 - Clothing, adequate for climate 1 - SAR personal identification
1 - Clothing, extra set, suitable for climate 1 - Shelter Material, 8x10 plastic or coated nylon
1 - Compass, orienteering 1 - Scissors, multi-purpose
1 - Flagging tape, roll 1 - Socks, extra pair
1 - Flashlight or lantern 1 - Sunscreen lotion
1 - Flashlight extra, extra batteries and bulb 1 - Tissue paper or baby wipes (recommended)
1 - Footwear, sturdy, adequate for climate 1 - Tracking stick, 42" long
1 - Gloves, durable, even in summer 1 - Watch
1 - Goggles, or eye protection, clear 2 - Water containers, at least liter size
1 - Insect repellent 1 - Webbing, 1 tubular - length suitable for harness
1 - Knife, multi-purpose 1 - Wire, 5-10 ft., woven steel
1 - Lip balm, with sunscreen 8 - Wire ties, plastic, self locking


Optional Personal Support Equipment Recommended by Not Required
2 - Antihistamine, 25mg Benadryl 1 - Rain cover, pack
2 - Extra leaf bags 1 - Sterno or stove
1 - Extra water container 1 - Sun glasses, 97% UV protection
1 - Foam pad 1 - Trail snacks
2 - Food, nonperishable 1 - Water purification tabs
1 - Gaiters

SarTechTM II Minimum Personal Equipment List

To Download the List from NASAR, Follow the Link Above. Adobe PDF Format

 Logo For More Information About K-9 SARK, Inc. Please Contact: NASAR Logo
Justin Swank, Deputy Director of OperationsLaurie Vickery, Director of Operations
E-Mail: firemanswank1983@yahoo.comE-Mail: smokiebe@swbell.net
(620) 563-7084 (Home) (620) 629-0748 (Cell)(316) 773-4026 (Home) (316) 641-2862 (Cell)

imagemap
homepage what's new page team bio's page team capabilities page links page

All Services Are Provided Free Of Charge. Call Out Numbers (for Emergency Agency use only):
Western Ks (620) 563-7084 or (620) 629-0748, Central Ks (316) 773-4026 or (316) 641-2862.

Valid HTML 4.0! Photos and Content © K9SARK 2004-09, All Rights Reserved. Web Design by Flying V Logo