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Standard Guide for Training and Evaluation of Individuals Who are Responsible for or Perform Triage in Prehospital Environment

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Standard Guide for Training and Evaluation of Individuals Who are Responsible for or Perform Triage in a Prehospital Environment


1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the training and evaluation of individuals who perform triage at an emergency medical incident involving multiple casualties in a prehospital environment.

1.2 All training will be in accordance with Guide F1653.

1.3 Included in this guide is a standard for knowledge and skill evaluation.

1.4 Operating within the framework of this guide may expose personnel to hazardous materials, procedures and equipment. For additional information see Practice F1031 and Guides F1219, F1253, F1285, F1288, F1453 and F1489.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see the document cited in Footnote 3.


emergency medical service (EMS); incident command system (ICS); triage

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

13.02 (Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment)

To find similar documents by classification:

03.100.30 (Management of human resources Including staff training, staff responsibilities, staff qualifications and certification Welders' qualifications, see 25.160.01)

11.160 (First aid Including kits, equipment, facilities and medical transport for first aid)

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1995 R02 EDITION



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Oct. 10, 1995

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3 pages

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