Infrastructure

 

SMS intends to establish a Trust for the St Lucia World Heritage area, and place an infrastructure of EMS Rescue vehicles and qualified EMS Rescue personnel in this area. Ownership of all assets will be vested in the St-Lucia EMS Trust Fund, which will be managed by the community of St-Lucia.

24 Hour Control Room

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Toll free number

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Poison Information Centre

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Computerised Call Receiving & Despatching

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Radio Communications - Police, Maritime, Traffic, Ski Boats, Farm Watch, Netcare 911

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Full Internet & E-Mail connections

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Full Backup Generator

This Control Room will be manned with qualified medical personnel 24 hours, 365 days.

 

4X4 Rescue Ambulance

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Full extrication Equipment

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Advanced Life Support equipment

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Accident Scene equipment

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Flood Lights

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Radio & Cell communications

This Ambulance will be manned by qualified paramedics, and will be available 24 Hr. This vehicle will be used for rescues on the beach, and areas where 4X4 vehicles are needed.

ICU Transfer Ambulance

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Intensive Care Equipment

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Accident Scene Equipment

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Radio & Cell communications

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Air Conditioner

This Ambulance will be manned with ICU nursing staff, and our A.L.S. paramedical team will assist them if and when needed. This vehicle will be mainly used for transferring patients to the closest Hospital, which is 100km from St-Lucia.

Deep Sea Rescue Boat

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Safety Equipment for 12 people

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200 Metre Line thrower

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Water Extrication equipment

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Radio & Cell communications

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Navigation equipment

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Search Lights

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Full Medical equipment

This vessel will be manned by qualified water rescue personnel, and will be mainly used for rescues and assistants at sea.

Surf Rescue Boat

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Safety Equipment for 4 people

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200 Metre Line Thrower

This boat will be used for surf rescue by the lifesaving team.

Rescue/Fire Trailer

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Accident Scene equipment

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Full set of Jaws of Life

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Hydraulic Power Unit

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Generator & Flood Lights

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200Lit Foam

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Foam Pump & Sprayer

This Unit will be used to extricate people from car wrecks, and the fighting of fires.

Beach Watch Tower

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Life Saving equipment

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Radio & Cell Communications

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Resuscitation Room

This Tower will be manned by Life Savers during holiday seasons.

 

The above is the proposed plan of action. All items in pink, is already in place. Please look where you can support or assist, and contact us.

 

 

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