COVID-19 procedures for BSAR members


In the event of a search call-out, please do not attend:

  • If you, your close family or a member of household have (or have recently had) any respiratory infection or symptoms
  • If you or a household member are currently required to self-isolate
  • You have a medical condition that is an additional risk factor for COVID-19
  • If any member of your household or a close contact is awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

If you do attend a search call-out:

1. BSAR gear will NOT BE ISSUED:  GPS, CB radio, radio chest harness.
So please bring your own if you can:

  • GPS & batteries
  • CB radio & batteries
  • Radio chest harness

2.  Bring Your Own:

  • Mask supply. A mask be worn on the bus, around the Command Post, when in transport vehicles and while searching.
  • Personal supplies of sanitiser, wipes, disposable gloves, small rubbish bag
  • Scrub gloves and safety glasses

3. Social distancing will be implemented during transport and search operations as required.

For more information about protective measures see:

Peter Campbell, BSAR  Convener

Last Updated on February 17, 2021