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Which color of emergency lighting is allowed on volunteer search and rescue vehicles under Washington State Law?

WA EMD will reimburse your for losing your smart phone on a mission.

If you get injured on a mission, you should report your injury to...

Portal to portal liability coverage means...

It's OK to go to a mission with my leg in a cast, after all I can just do paperwork in base.

During Search and Rescue efforts, if your team is in a hurry to find related evidence, it is permissible to enter a building where access is controlled without the permission of the owner or manager of the structure, because the Sheriff's office will cover for us.

Who issues a SAR DEM number for a mission in Washington State?

Use of Incident Command System on missions is mandated by Washington State Law.

Which of the following does the "Good Samaritan" law NOT cover?

Who is ultimately responsible to maintaining your training records?

It's OK to perform medical care using techniques that you have not been trained in or are not authorized to perform by county protocol if you think it will save a person's life.

If you are asked to perform a task you are not trained to do, is it your duty to:

Your first aid qualifications expired a year ago. It is OK to go on a mission:

In Washington State, who has authority to determine the need for a mission?

You, your search team and your volunteer organization share liability for all of the following EXCEPT:

Last updated on May 23, 2018