Draft CEN CWA on "Requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during Search and Rescue operations" is available for public review and commenting

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) specifies the requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during a search and rescue SAR operations. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital victim tracking systems during a search and rescue mission. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital triaging during a search and rescue mission regarding the categories of safety, usability, data protection, security and system compatibility.

The CEN Workshop agreement is applicable to Search and Rescue and emergency response equipment manufacturers and developers of digital victim tracking systems.


The CEN Workshop was kicked-off on 14 March 2022.


The CWA is now ready for public consultation. The consultation period ends on 2 March 2023.

Comments on the CWA are to be submitted by 2 March 2023 (to annika.almqvist@sis.se)1 using the commenting form below.


Download the documents:

1Comments received after the deadline might not be taken into consideration. The Workshop will decide whether or not to consider these comments.


Consult the workshop announcement.


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