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G.5.18 Loss of Fleet, Facility or Equipment


Paramedic Services Effective Date: April 30, 2019
Topic: Vehicles, Equipment & Facilities Replaces: July 1, 2004
Subject: Loss of Fleet, Facility or Equipment Policy No. G.5.18.



To mitigate the potential impact of fleet, facility or equipment loss on the communities served by Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB Paramedic Services.

  • Paramedics
  • Paramedic Superintendents
  • Senior Managers
  • Administrative Staff


In the case of any event that results in loss of Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB Paramedic Services facilities, vehicles or equipment the following processes will be followed:

Paramedic Service deployed staff will egress any impacted facility, attempting to remove response vehicles if safe to do so, and then will notify CACC and the Paramedic Superintendent. Incident details will be communicated, including the service delivery impact.  

The Paramedic Superintendent shall coordinate with the CACC ACOs to re-deploy vehicles and Paramedics to maintain response capacity. Additionally, the Paramedic Superintendent will coordinate with allied agencies and contiguous Paramedic Services to try and reinstate coverage where necessary. 

The Deputy Chiefs for Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB Paramedic Services will coordinate with their counterparts in the region to ensure continuation n of service delivery.

The Chief of Paramedic Services with coordinate with counterparts, will brief the CAO, the DSB Board and municipal partners, using existing contingency agreements to ensure mitigation of durational service impact.  


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