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Basic Search and Rescue (BSAR) training

Garrard County EMA/CSEPP
Event organized by Garrard County EMA/CSEPP

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This course is designed to provide guidance to SAR field responders on the best practices and techniques.
Information about the duties and tasks of SAR field responders, current information on SAR field responder
clothing and equipment, as well as details on the latest search techniques, information on SAR specialists such as
hasty search, grid search, utilizing specialty teams, subject packaging and transport. Class will begin 9:00 a.m.
EDT on Saturday and Sunday. There will be field work on Saturday. No night search. All students must have
water, two flashlights, sturdy shoes, no tennis shoes and appropriate dress for the field work. If you have a SAR
pack, please bring it for the exercise. Pencil and paper required.
Student Criteria
This course is open to all Emergency Management, Rescue, Fire, Emergency Medical, and Law Enforcement
personnel or any organization having responsibility for searching for missing or lost persons.
Special Notes
A MINIMUM # twenty (20) advance student registrations is REQUIRED and must be received by March 31, 2018 in
order to conduct this course. You must attend all 20 hours to receive a certificate. You are considered accepted
as a student in this class upon receipt of your application by this office so you will not receive a letter
acknowledging that acceptance. Meals, lodging, and travel expenses are the responsibility of the student and will
NOT be reimbursed by KYEM.
Registration application for the course can be completed using the following link: www.kyem.ky.gov/training and
click on register. When registering, please use proper name as you would like it to appear on the certificate.
Students will be notified if the course is cancelled. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide accurate
contact information.
For more information, contact
Denise Ludwig, KYEM Areas 9&10 Administrative Officer
109 Grande Avenue Somerset, KY 42503