Minimum Patrol Equipment

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.

The following equipment is to be present at all times while on patrol:

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