Flashcards in SOG 3-16 - MAYDAY Deck (4)
Who can call MAYDAY?
Any personnel in trouble
IC or ISO who cannot account for individuals
Any personnel who witnessed or has first hand knowledge of someone in trouble
What steps should be considered or taken when MAYDAY is called?
Upgrading alarm, deploying RIT and/or additional RIT
Confirm ID, Location and situation of personnel calling MAYDAY
When necessary, request emergency alert tones to enhance priority messages being sent
Conduct a PAR, starting with personnel in immediate area
Ensure other crews not involved in MAYDAY efforts continue their assigned tasks
Brief and Deploy RIT and assign a second RIT team to standby
Assign EMS to entry point or a safe, close location outside hot zone
Notify Fire Control to announce conclusion of MAYDAY event
What options can be taken for communications during a MAYDAY?
Direct all personnel not immediately involved with RIT operations to limit transmissions to essential info only
Designate a second channel for operations not involved in the RIT/MAYDAY operations