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The role and duties of the Observer
The Observer must keep on person a photo ID and the Observer Card issued by HAA during the shift.
The Observer should report to the airbase 30 minutes prior to the shift start.
Uniform: employees of HAA must wear the official flight clothing while on observer shift. External Observers should have their clothing assessed by the Base Manager.
- boots or closed sturdy shoes
- long trousers (preferably not jeans)
- upper clothing with insignia (Ambulance, Rescue or similar)
Clothing for Observers is not provided by HAA.
Personal Protective Equipment including helmets as needed will be provided by HAA via the Base Manager or the Duty Crew of the day.
Observers must comply with every instruction given by the Pilot In Command during the flight phase of the mission. They should also follow instructions given by the duty Doctor during the medical phase of the mission to the best of their knowledge.
Observers must keep all operational information confidential. They must also comply with Hungarian regulations on patient’s rights for example regarding confidentiality.
The duty Doctor has clinical responsibility during the mission. Observers can be involved in medical interventions based on their competence levels on request of the Duty Crew.
During the mission, the Observer should follow basic and sensible Health and Safety rules. HAA can only be held responsible for aviation related incidents. HAA cannot be held responsible for workplace related incidents or accidents.
Any filming or photography during the mission is subject to a written permit by the Managing Director.
The Pilot in Command of the Duty Doctor has the right to terminate the observer shift with a justified reason.
If for operational reasons the Observer has to find his/her own way back from scene to the Airbase, the Duty Crew will assist as much as they can.
The Observer acknowledges to comply with every operational regulation of HAA. The Base Manager or the Duty Crew can help with the specific regulations.
If the Observer does not speak Hungarian, HAA will make sure the Observer and the Duty Crew have a common language.
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