ISO 17840-1:2015 defines the content and the layout of the rescue sheet providing necessary and useful information about a vehicle involved in an accident to support the rescue team extricating the occupants as fast and as safe as possible. The contents and layout takes into account that the rescue sheet has to be easy to use by rescue teams of all over the world and can be available in paper or electronic format.
ISO 17840-1:2015 is applicable to passenger cars and light commercial vehicles according to ISO 3833.
The identification of the vehicle and of the model through a database using the license plate, the VIN number, an automatic emergency call systems (e.g. eCall) system or other identifiers (e.g. bar code or QR code) is not covered by this part of ISO 17840.
The rescue process or the process of handling the rescue sheets is not covered by this part of ISO 17840.
ISO 17840-1:2015 does not cover information related to education and training for rescue teams.