RNLI

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Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Base: Lamlash

Typical Mobilisation Time: 10 mins

How Mobilised: 999 via Coastguard

Personnel: Approx 15.  Can be deployed to help with other incidents providing core of 4 individuals remain available for lifeboat callouts.

Vehicles: Atlantic 75 Lifeboat, with semi-amphibioius tractor for launching

Core Roles: Response to emergencies at sea, including rescue, casualty care and transfer.  Can also be requested to transfer supplies and personnel to areas that are difficult to reach by road.

Triage Awareness: Competent

Casualty Care: Stretchers, immobilisation, basic drugs, first aid equipment.

Links: RNLI Arran