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Document ID (ISN)103895
CIS number 05-114
ISSN - Serial title 1136-6532 - Medicina Marítima
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Castelo Tarrío I., de la Flor Magdalena B., Gil Martín F.J., Pelaez Corre N., Martín Alonso J.L., Castaños Urkullu A.
Title Coordination of emergency services in aquatic environments
Original title Coordinación de emergencias en medio acuático [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information June 2004, Vol.4, No.1, p.63-70. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract Based on an analysis of emergency interventions in aquatic environments during 2002, this study presents the emergency procedures adopted in the Autonomous Community of the Spanish Basque Country. Explains how coordination is effected among the various services involved in the event of accidents, including ambulances, medical services, rescue operations, firefighters and police forces.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous occurrences; Spain; role of government; sea transport; emergency services
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid and rescue organization; fire services; police forces; emergency organization; health services; ambulances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation