You must be a BSAR member and respond to a call-out to attend a search. Non-member cannot attend searches.
Members are required to arrive at the specified departure point for a search by the designated time.
You must carry food and equipment to be independent for up to three days should this be necessary.
In the event of a prolonged search, return transport cannot be guaranteed for a shorter search period than two days.
You should notify your employer of your absence. Police can provide a attendance certificate for your participation on request.
Some guidance on food and gear is given in other sections of this manual.
Police and BSAR provide specialised equipment.
Last Updated on February 17, 2021