Sunday, November 13, 2011

Report: Emergency Response - Mock Exercise with RapidKL

On 12th November 2011, Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad had conducted an emergency response procedure (ERP) exercise in RapidKL Kelana Jaya Line LRT, at Taman Jaya Station. The purpose of the exercise is to test the ERP manual and assess the level of preparedness and efficiency of RapidKL staff and emergency rescue agencies in handling emergency situations, according to the CEO of RapidKL Kelana Jaya Line LRT.

The "incident" was a robbery on train by 3 men armed with pistol, knife and acid, captured staff and passenger of Kelana Jaya Line LRT, early in the morning around 1.00am.

::Robber on train

Passenger on board had alerted the control center and police were standby at the LRT Station before the arrival of the train. Knowing the existence of Police, the robber threaten and force the train operator to operate the train in opposite direction, and eventually lead to a collision with the next train and caused massive injury.
::Injured passenger after the train collision

:: On scene commanding post

The robbers eventually captured by D9 force of the police and the rescue operation started by the Fire and Rescue Department.

::Captured robbers

Malaysian Red Crescent(MRC) Selangor Branch was activated as part of emergency rescue team, assisting University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) in handling and treating the “victims”. 30 members with 2 ambulances responded to this emergency alert sent by Sir Azizul (Chairman of Emergency Response, MRC Selangor Branch) earlier at 9.05pm, to access the response time of the member of MRC Selangor Branch towards emergency cases.
:: Understand the situation from Operation Commandant
:: Ready for action

The main role of MRC in this rescue operation is to treat and transport the "victims" to nearest hospital.
In this exercise, members were exposed to proper procedure on emergency response and how to coordinate with other agencies such as police, Fire and Rescue Department, hospital etc.
:: Chronology of the incident, recorded by Fire and Rescue Department
:: Record on agencies and man power involved in the operation

Special thanks to MRC Selangor Branch for preparing and allow us to be part of this exercise. Credit to our dedicated member, Goh Pei Gueh who spent his time to take part in this exercise.

Thank you.

"Together We Strive For Humanity"

Best Regards
Ong Poh Ching
Chairman of Emergency Response 11/12
Malaysian Red Crescent
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