LARGE ANIMAL TRANSPORT EMERGENCY RESCUE
Responder Training : One Day Training
with David King (AEIMN, SES)
David King, Hawkesbury SES, will join the WA Horse Council early next year in conducting a one-day, responder training course in large animal transport emergency rescue.
David is a NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) Hawkesbury Unit Deputy Commander and the Co-chair of the NSW SES General Land Rescue Capability Development Group.
David has been rescuing horses and cattle from creeks, dams, floats, buildings and bogs for over thirty years; and is now actively training rescue agencies throughout the State in all aspects of large animal rescue and relocation. David has authored numerous NSW SES training resources including road crash rescue, industrial and domestic rescue, flood rescue and more recently large animal rescue. In 2015, David was awarded an Emergency Services Medal (ESM) for his outstanding commitment, professionalism and dedication to building the operational capability of the NSW SES.
David was central to the development of the Large Animal Rescue Operations Guidelines for the Australian Fire Authority Council (AFAC) and is on the board of the Australian Emergency Incident Management Network-AEIMN (AUS/NZ).