This International Standard provides guidance on involving volunteers in the response to major incidents and includes:
1) involving convergent volunteers in an operational response;
2) involving suitably qualified and experienced persons in an incident;
3) developing and using a dynamic risk assessment of convergent volunteers;
4) the interaction of convergent volunteers, suitably qualified and experienced persons, and local community groups.
This international standard is not prescriptive but seeks to aid understanding and implementation by providing good practice, methods, tools, examples and illustrations
The primary users of this standards will be government bodies and NGOs but it will also be of interest to organizations in
public, private, charity, large, and small organizations.
Please see the Annex attached providing a summary of the proposal, benefits, origin, contents, etc.