Medical Section

Provide pre‐hospital and emergency care for task force members and survivors and provide initial treatment for injured search canine. Medical Specialists are specifically trained to treat crush syndrome and provide confined‐space medicine for rescued survivors

The Medical Specialist is responsible for performing the medical function of the task force incident operation. The Medical Specialist reports directly to the Medical Team Manager.

The Medical Team Manager has overall responsibility for the management and supervision of the medical function of the task force during incident operations. The Medical Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.