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Making sure gear is rescue ready


By Mark van der Feyst

Rescue-ready gear is ready to go at any time. It is easily accessible and set for quick deployment. In the volunteer stations this may mean having the gear in a locker; have it set in a way that you can quickly get dress without sorting through it all.

If your gear is by the apparatus that you are assigned to, it needs to be set so that quick access can be achieved when getting dressed.