Page updated: 30 November 2020
The Operations stage is the fourth stage of a SAR operation. It focuses on carrying out plans in a safe, effective, and efficient way. It also involves updating plans where necessary, and documenting all SAR activities.
This process includes:
A SAR operation has three official states. It will be in the state of being either:
If a SAR operation stops during the period it is being executed, it must only be to:
A SAR operation should only be suspended after the correct process has been completed.
A SAR operation is concluded when all activity associated with the operation has stopped.