Estero Bay CERT

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FAQ – Do I Need to Purchase Special Equipment?

Each CERT member, who wishes to operate in the field, must provide a minimum amount of equipment.  This equipment must be properly maintained and readily available for response to a situation.  Members must bring equipment to the staging area.

 CERT Equipment List

REQUIRED:
  • CERT vest
  • CERT ID
  • CERT Helmet w/chin strap
  • Goggles
  • Dust masks (N95 rated)
  • Work gloves
  • Latex gloves
  • Flashlight(s) (w/batteries)
  • Glow sticks
  • Lumber crayons or marker
  • Utility knife
  • EMT shears/scissors
  • Whistle
 SUPPLEMENTS:
  • CERT Field Operations Guide
  • Poncho
  • Carabineers
  • First aid supplies
  •  Hat (sun protection)
  • Multi-tool
  • Duct tape
  • Gas/water wrench
  • Paper w/pen-pencil
  • Bottled water
  • Food (energy bars)
(Note – This list was copied from the Estero Bay CERT Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) issued July 16, 2014 article 14.  Please refer to the most recent SOP document for up-to-date requirements.)

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2014 by in FAQ.