The Emergency Medical Assistance Team (EMAT) is a group of CanTF2 Physicians and Advanced Care Paramedics who use specialized training to deploy a wide range of medical equipment in support of emergency incidents or planned events.

With the capacity to set up a First Aid post, Advanced Life Support medical tent, or our 53 foot tractor-trailer Mobile Field Clinic, our EMAT team provides the highest level of care available in the field.

Specialized equipment includes:

  • 18' x 35' Medical Tent including; triage, minor treatment, and emergency care areas and equipment
  • Mobile Clinic trailer (53' double-decker tractor-trailer unit) including; indoor office area, washroom, and 1600 square feet of fully enclosed awning space
  • Portable Oxygen Generator, providing direct patient oxygen and cylinder re-filling capacity
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Our EMAT Physicians and Paramedics are trained to work within disaster zones and have special training to treat many of the complex conditions found during disaster rescue situations, such as:

  • Crush Injuries (structural collapse);
  • Suspension Syndrome (rope rescue); 
  • Blast Injuries (terrorism and accidental causes); and 
  • Chemical/Biological/Radiological/Nuclear Exposure (HAZMAT)

 

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