Essential Gear for Successful MCI Management
Scene tape can be used to line a hazard area or to identify an on-deck area leading from the treatment area to the transportation area.
It’s important to have MCI supply bags ready for placement in treatment areas.
Readily Identified and Available
Kits with quantities of easy-to-see-and-reach supplies are particularly useful at an MCI.
Triage Tag Pack
At least 100 triage tags should be packaged in groups of 25 and carried on each emergency response vehicle.
The minimum elements on an authorization tag or sticker include: name, agency, authorized access areas, ID number, date access is allowed, time admitted to scene, and the signature of authorizing party.
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