Published on February 6, 2008
Slide1: HIGH RISK & REMOTE PRESENTATION EX LIGHTENING BEAUFIGHTER DRAGON 29 April – 15 May WO2 (AQMS) Sweetland INTRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION Overview of the Expedition Detailed Itinerary Details and Qualifications of Expedition members Proposed Route Proposed Safety Location of Rescue facilities Communication Plan and Contact numbers Other issues Overview of the Expedition: Overview of the Expedition Party made up of 6 REME and 6 Royal Signal soldiers Attempting the Mollapeta Trek, Peru Total distance 79 kms in 7 days Maximum altitude of 5300m Two days R&R in Cusco on completion Overview of the Expedition: Overview of the Expedition 1. To conduct arduous and challenging training over unfamiliar and high altitude terrain to develop personal confidence and test leadership skills. Aim: Overview of the Expedition: Overview of the Expedition 2. To qualify members of the Expedition to Summer Mountain Proficiency (SMP). Aim: Overview of the Expedition: Overview of the Expedition 3. To inspire others to gain Adventurous Training qualifications. Aim: Detailed Itinerary: Detailed Itinerary EXPEDITION MEMBERS: EXPEDITION MEMBERS Expedition Leader - W02 AQMS Sweetland JSMEL(W) - WO1 ASM Forbes Qualifications & Experience: Qualifications & Experience JSMEL(W) – 16/02/01 Exploration Medicine – 15/12/01 Defibrillation & Airway Mngt – 25/11/01 Advanced Immediate care – 26/11/01 First Aid at work Instructor – 24/04/01 WO1 ASM Forbes Qualifications & Experience: Qualifications & Experience Varied Experience over a 20 Year period Ex Himalayan Tiger 27/10 – 24/11 1996 Ex Grand Prix - Mount Kenya 2/98 Ex Inca Diamond – Mollepta Trek (5000m) 4/99 WO1 ASM Forbes EXPEDITION MEMBERS: EXPEDITION MEMBERS JSMEL(S/W) - Not known MEMBERS - 2Lt Hannaford (f) Expedition Leader - W02 AQMS Sweetland JSMEL(W) - WO1 ASM Forbes Qualifications & Experience: Qualifications & Experience MLT – 01/98 Intro to Alpine Mountaineering – 07/99 Winter Mountain Proficiency – 01/99 Mountain First Aid Qualification – 03/00 Basic Ski Proficiency 2Lt Hannaford Qualifications & Experience: Qualifications & Experience Extensive walking, mountaineering experience in UK. Including Cairngorms, Glen Coe, Peak District and Snowdonia. Trekking in Wadi Rum, Jordan – 12/98 Trekking North Thailand Jungle – 08/00 Mountaineering Swiss Alps – 05/99 2Lt Hannaford EXPEDITION MEMBERS: EXPEDITION MEMBERS Expedition Leader - W02 AQMS Sweetland JSMEL(W) - WO1 ASM Forbes JSMEL(S/W) - Not known MEMBERS - 2Lt Hannaford (f) EXPEDITION MEMBERS: EXPEDITION MEMBERS WO2 Duncan (m) Sgt Atkinson (m) Cpl Angelidi (m) Expedition Leader - W02 AQMS Sweetland JSMEL(W) - WO1 ASM Forbes JSMEL(S/W) - Not known MEMBERS - 2Lt Hannaford (f) EXPEDITION MEMBERS: EXPEDITION MEMBERS MEMBERS - Cpl King (m) LCpl Grix (m) LCpl Harden (m) LCpl Torrance (m) Sig Loftus (f) PROPOSED ROUTE: PROPOSED ROUTE PROPOSED ROUTE: PROPOSED ROUTE SAFETY: SAFETY Qualified & Competent Instructors Preparatory Training Route Selection Acclimatization Medical Preparation Comprehensive Insurance Emergency & Evacuation Plan MEDICAL: MEDICAL Pre medical/dental inspections Vaccination certificates Comprehensive medical supplies Tutorials on equipment and usage Diamox requested AMS presentation Comprehensive medical insurance and Emergency & Evacuation Cover MEDICAL ISSUES: MEDICAL ISSUES Trained First Aiders Medical Kits Altitude Sickness – Awareness Med Training Sessions & Briefings including a Visit From The Mobile Health Team Sat/Tri Band Mobile Phone Trg Additional Med & Safety Eqpt MEDICAL KITS: MEDICAL KITS Demanded Medical Kit Through DCI JS 171/01 Assistance From Medical Centre Practitioner MO Assistance CASEVAC PLAN: CASEVAC PLAN Slide26: CASUALTY MEDIC ASSESS SITUATION TYPE OF CASUALTY DESCEND TO LOWER ALTITUDE IF POSSIBLE MEDIC TO CARRY OUT FIRST AID ALTITUDE INJURY OTHER SEE FLOWCHART 1 SEE FLOWCHART 2 SEE FLOWCHART 3 FL 1 ALTITUDE: FL 1 ALTITUDE DESCEND TO LOWER ALTITUDE IF POSSIBLE AND REST HAS CONDITION IMPROVED YES NO DESCEND FURTHER AND REST IS CASUALTY FEELING BETTER ABLE TO CONTINUE YES NO EVACUATE YES NO TRY AGAIN FL2 OTHER: FL2 OTHER MEDIC CARRIES OUT FIRST AID IS CASUALTY FIT TO CONTINUE EVACUATE CONTINUE NO YES FL3 INJURY: FL3 INJURY MEDIC TO CARRY OUT FIRST AID IS CASUALTIES CONDITION SERIOUS EVACUATE IS CASUALTY FIT TO CONTINUE CONTINUE YES NO NO YES EVACUATION PLAN: EVACUATION PLAN CASUALTY REQUIRES EVACUATION HOW TO EVACUATE BY AIR ON FOOT CALL AIR AMBULANCE VIA SAT PHONE CASUALTY EVACUATED CARRY ON EXPEDITION ? YES/NO SPLIT GROUP? YES/NO GROUP COMPOSITION ? RESOURCES? EVACUATE TO? WHICH ROUTE? JSMEL DECISION ALTITUDE SICKNESS: ALTITUDE SICKNESS USED DCI JS 173/01 AS GUIDELINE PRESENTATION TO BE GIVEN TO ALL EXPEDITION MEMBERS. TO INCLUDE: ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS (AMS) HIGH ALTITUDE CEREBRAL ODEMA (HACE) SAT/TRI BAND MOBILE PHONE: SAT/TRI BAND MOBILE PHONE CONFIRMATION RECEIVED OF SAT PHONE FOR EXPEDITION. LOOKING AT CONTRACT FOR A TRI BAND MOBILE PHONE FOR DURATION OF EXPEDITION. TRAINING WEEKEND: TRAINING WEEKEND KIT ISSUE/PACKING NAVIGATION SKILLS INSTRUCTION ON GPS INSTRUCTION ON SAT PHONE INSTRUCTION ON HEALTH & HYGIENE WATER PURIFICATION TRAINING WEEKEND: TRAINING WEEKEND FOOD PREPARATION INSTRUCTION ON ADDITIONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT ADDITIONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT: ADDITIONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT INDIVIDUAL: SPACE BLANKET MARKER LIGHT GROUP: FIRE FLY & BEACON SURVIVAL SAFETY SHELTER COMMUNICATION: COMMUNICATION Comms during treks via SATCOM Internet - Exercise Leader Yahoo account Expedition Leader and 2IC learning Spanish RESCUE FACILITIES AND USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS: RESCUE FACILITIES AND USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS Emergency 105 Heli Rescue 084 22 72 83 Hospital 084 24 94 94 Police 084 249652 INDECOPI 01 574 8000 British Embassy Lima 01 617 3000 Puri Bautista 01617 3085 01 436 4669 (Home) 01 9966 5716 (Mobile) MIL/DUTY CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBERS: MIL/DUTY CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBERS SAT PHONE – TBC (On collection) Guardroom 21 Sig Regt 01225 745246 HQ 5 Div SDO 01743 262446 GS PAT HQ 5 Div 01743 262066 SECURITY: SECURITY Group security Accommodation Equipment Insurance Documentation Money OTHER ISSUES: OTHER ISSUES PUBLIC RELATIONS: Cfn Magazine Wire Magazine Soldier Magazine HQ 5 Div Magazine Unit Press Officer – For Local boy stories QUESTIONS? : QUESTIONS?