Manitoba Urban Search and Rescue Team CAN TF-4 is comprised of over 150 members. A typical response would include 50 - 60 personel working under the following six major functional components:
By design, there are two (ideally three) personnel assigned to each position, to accommodate sickness, holidays, and for the rotation and relief of personnel to allow for around the clock operations. A comprehensive equipment cache supports the Team.
Team members include structural engineers, hazardous material specialists, heavy rigging specialists, search specialists (including highly trained search dogs), communication specialists, logistics specialists, medical specialists (paramedics) and two physicians.
Members of Manitoba USAR represents the following agencies:
Others including the Salvation Army, Canadian Red Cross, and Amateur Radio Emergency Services