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close this bookHealth Services Organization in the Event of Disaster (PAHO-OPS, 1983, 118 p.)
close this folderChapter 6: Implementing the plan in hospitals
View the documentGeneral objectives of the plan
Open this folder and view contentsActivating the plan
Open this folder and view contentsTriage
Open this folder and view contentsResources for the triage area
Open this folder and view contentsCasualty identification criteria
Open this folder and view contentsHuman resources
View the documentFamily information center
Open this folder and view contentsMedical and support services
View the documentCapacity and general means of attaining the objectives
View the documentIdentification of hospital staff
View the documentTransportation of hospital staff
View the documentArrival of casualties by air
View the documentAmbulance fleet
View the documentPress area
View the documentDirector of the public relations office
View the documentMorgue
View the documentWorkday
View the documentWomen's volunteer corps
View the documentGeneral coordination instructions
View the documentActivities of other divisions, departments, or units
View the documentCoordinator's instructions to all units and departments
View the documentFinal considerations
View the documentTermination of the disaster plan

Transportation of hospital staff

While the plan is in operation, off-duty staff will be transported to work in hospital vehicles with the assistance of the transportation pool of other institutions.