South African Medical Rescue Organisation

It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done!

About SAMRO

Welcome to the home of South African Medical Rescue Organization.

SAMRO is a Level 1 Member of the World Rescue Organization **

SAMRO is an educational organization with a mission of “Prepare today’s rescuers…to succeed at tomorrow’s challenges”.

SAMRO has identified one key element to improve the outcome of vehicle crashes. We focus our support on civilian drivers who stop and render aide, the occupants involved in the motor vehicle crash (MVC), and the rescuers who respond to their call for help.

We focus on public education & awareness for the general population. By supporting people how to identify why accidents happen and what they can do to prevent them will help SAMRO accomplish its mission by reducing the number of MVCs in the first place. However, SAMRO realizes that prevention will only go so far and training for rescuers is imperative to its success.

SAMRO, as a Non-Profit-Organization we plan to integrate corporate support into public service by subsidizing training costs with sponsorship and donations.

SAMRO provides first responders with state of the art training information in new vehicle rescue theories and by standardizing the existing training techniques. Vehicle manufacturers improve on design, construction, and safety components every day.

Our mission is to bring this information to the first responder to increase proficiency and ultimately save lives.

SAMRO realizes it is not alone in its commitment to saving lives which is why SAMRO is an organizational member of, and networks with, the World Rescue Organization (WRO).

The WRO is an international organization whose goal is to improve new vehicle hazard awareness to reduce secondary injuries to patients and rescuers.

Our Mission

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The mission of the South Africa Medical Rescue Organization is to provide a progressive, comprehensive and cost-effective vehicle rescue experience to emergency medical, fire service and law enforcement professionals.

Through the use of the latest innovative teaching techniques and tools, delivered by motivated and experienced instructors, a positive learning environment will be created to help provide better service delivery to our customers, increase rescuer safety and reduce injuries and death.

Code Of Ethics

As members of the South Africa Medical Rescue Organization, we recognize the importance of making known to our clients, sponsors and to the general public that all business practices will adhere to a strict Code of Ethics.

This Code will embody several key ethical principles and responsibilities to help guide the SAMRO Vehicle Rescue Association in a fair and unbiased manor.

The principles of this Code are expressed in broad statements to guide ethical decision making. These statements will provide a framework to help enforce and support the SAMRO Vehicle Rescue Association’s mission and purpose.

As a SAMRO executive officer, instructor or member we will…

  • Provide the highest level of professionalism and courteously to fellow members, clients, sponsors and the general public at all times.
  • Support and respect the principle of diversity of all cultures and avoid harm to others.
  • Be honest and trustworthy when conducting SAMRO business and provide full disclosure of all pertinent information that might lead to conflicts of interest.
  • Be fair and take action not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, disability, national origin, or other such factors.
  • Honor all contracts, agreements and assigned responsibilities.
  • Strive for excellence by maintaining and enhancing professional knowledge and skills and by encouraging further professional development of co-workers by fostering positive networking aspirations.
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Adherence of SAMRO members to this Code of Ethics is highly encouraged.

However, if a member does not follow this Code by engaging in gross misconduct, membership in SAMRO may be terminated. Not only is it important for SAMRO members to adhere to the principles expressed in this Code, each member should encourage and support adherence by other members.

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