Emergency worker

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Force is the collective term for all at the end of a deployment involved persons . This can be employees of the fire brigade , the rescue service , the police or other aid organizations .

Rescue workers never appear as individuals , but are part of an organized aid measure, which is coordinated by an operations management team . The emergency services complement each other to cope with the mission.

In traffic, emergency services must always wear warning clothing and must secure themselves with suitable traffic safety devices or traffic safety posts.

After stressful missions, emergency services can be supported by psychosocial emergency care as part of the follow-up care . Support from specially trained emergency personnel ( peers ) should help to better cope with psychologically stressful assignments and stress.



In traffic, emergency services is at the vehicles according to § 38 ( "right of way") Highway Code (special rights) switched on emergency siren (popularly special signal called) to provide immediate free ride. If there is an urgency, emergency services may also drive against the direction of travel in accordance with Section 35 (“Special Rights”). Thus forces more quickly reach the place of use, as is § 11 para. 2 StVO (Special traffic situations) an emergency lane to form and the way rule set despite a green light at the same time an approaching emergency vehicle suspended. Vehicle drivers may have to drive into the intersection to form an emergency lane, but may not slide through with the emergency vehicle.

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