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Control measure
Look for occupancy indicators

Control measure knowledge

Casualties may have fallen or been thrown clear due to the impact. The incident commander should consider other visual indicators to identify this possibility, including the presence of:

  • Child seats
  • Disabled badges or ramp access
  • Personal effects

Strategic actions

Fire and rescue services should:
  • Have arrangements for requesting search teams at incidents where casualties may be spread over a wide area.

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Investigate the scene looking for indicators of occupancy considering seating and standing capacities