Patrol Equipment & Signals

PATROL EQUIPMENT & SIGNALS

All patrol/lifesaving gear and equipment is to be in a serviceable condition and ready for immediate use.  Equipment and operators should remain ready for duty throughout the duration of the patrol.

MINIMUM PATROL EQUIPMENT TO BE PRESENT AT ALL TIMES

Equipment Qty
(min.)
Airbag Oxygen Resuscitator 1
Binoculars 1
Blanket 2
DHL Patrol Fly 1
Emergency Evacuation Flag 1
Emergency Evacuation (Shark) Alarm 1
IRB, including:

  • Tube
  • Whistle
  • Fuel Cell
  • Tow Rope
  • Paddles/Oars
  • Knife
  • Motor with propeller guard
1
Incident Report Log Book 1
IRB Log Book 1
Loud Hailer 1
Patrol Log Book 1
Personal Patrol Packs/Bum Bags, including:

  • Gloves
  • Pocket Mask
  • Paper and Pencil
4
Portable First Aid Kit 1
Radios
Rescue Boards 2
Rescue Tubes 2
Swimming Area Flags (Patrol Flags, with feathers) 1 Set
Semi Automatic Defibrillator 1
Signal Flags 1 Set
Spinal Kit (including Spinal Board, Straps, Stiffneck Collar) 1 of Each
Stretcher 1
Suction Unit 1
Swim Fins 1 Set
Westpac Patrol Surround 1
Whistle (separate from IRB) 2

 

PUBLIC SAFETY AND AQUATIC RESCUE SIGNALS

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