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Table 4 Organization of the scene (*distance in meters)

From: Structured analysis, evaluation and report of the emergency response to a terrorist attack in Wuerzburg, Germany using a new template of standardised quality indicators

Organization of scene (Arrangement of the area) Data Assessment
Was there a structured organization of the scene during the operation? Yes Result: 1 1: Yes 0: No See lessons learned
If so, who coordinated the organization of the scene (police forces and/or rescue forces)? Rescue Headquarter descriptive
Δ t from first alarm until arrangement of the area Δ t: 0 Minutes Result: 2 2: prior to arrival of the first operational forces 1: after the arrival of the first operational forces, no threat for the operational forces 0: threat or damage to the operational forces
What was the arrangement of the area? Yes: Damage sector Deployment sector On–site Command post descriptive
Was the arrangement of the area adequate for life threatening incidents (e.g. unsafe and safe zones, safe assembling areas) No, due to the dynamic situation the deployment (EMS) sector was located in the unsafe zone. Result: 0 2: adequate 1: not adequate, no threat for the operational forces 0: potential threat or damage to the operational forces See lessons learned
Did everyone know (police forces and rescue forces) about the organization of the scene? Was the organization of the scene applied successfully? Yes! No: due to ambigous information See lessons learned
Δ t from first alarm until a deployment sector was planned Δ t: 0 Minutes  
Distance (*in meters) between the deployment sector to the unsafe zone 0 m Result: 0 1: sufficient 0: insufficient
Distance* between the on-site command post to the unsafe zone 500 m Result: 1 1: sufficient 0: insufficient
Was a triage area established? no  
If so - distance* between triage area and unsafe zone? (secured perimeter) not applicable  
Was there an assembling area (casualty gathering point) established no  
If so – distance * between assembling area (casualty gathering point) and unsafe zone? not applicable  
Was there a zone-related stepwise medical treatment concept according to the principals of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (care under fire, tactical field care, tactical evacuation care) established? No, the full medical care was provided in the unsafe area descriptive
Was an assembly area for uninjured people, who have been affected by the event, established? yes descriptive
If so - distance* between the assembly area and unsafe zone? 2000 m Result: 0 1: sufficient 0: insufficient