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(sĕk′tor) [L., cutter]
1. The area of a circle included between two radii and an arc.
2. The physical location for a specific activity designated in the incident management system.

rehab sector

The location at a multiple-casualty incident, fire, or hazardous materials incident where rescue personnel are sent to be medically monitored, rehydrated, cooled off, or warmed, as the situation warrants.

staging sector

A location within a minute or two’s response to the scene of a multiple-casualty incident, hazmat incident, or major fire where emergency vehicles and personnel are assigned to wait till they are needed at the location.

transport sector

At a multiple-casualty incident, the place where ambulances or helicopters, or both, are brought in to transport patients to hospitals. At the transport sector, decisions are made regarding where to send patients with specialized problems, and the status of triaged patients is discussed with receiving facilities.

treatment sector

The location at a multiple-casualty incident where patients' needs are prioritized and their injuries or illnesses are initially managed before they are taken to a hospital.

triage sector

In a multiple-casualty incident, the place where patients are sorted and separated according to the acuity of their illnesses or injuries before they are transported to a treatment sector or hospital.
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Under the particular facts of an employer with a labor intensive service line and a capital intensive manufacturing line, the virtually mandatory allocation of residual employees to the labor intensive line of business prevents an employer that derives the greatest proportion of revenues and profits from the manufacturing line from using the dominant-line-of-business-allocation method.
Second, to assist in determining what is a dominant line of business, TEI suggests that the regulations be modified to permit a determination of a dominant line of business when no one of the lines of business constitutes a clearly dominant line.
Once an employer has separated its business into qualified SLOBs, all employees of the employer must be allocated to one specific line of business for purposes of applying the minimum coverage and nondiscrimination requirements of the Code.
at least 75% of their time) for one particular qualified line of business must be allocated to that line of business.
The approach used by Myers and Read (2001) to allocate capital to line of business is similar to that applied by Zeppetella (2002) to the NAIC Risk-Based Capital formula.
Phillips, Cummins, and Allen (1998) claim that it is not appropriate to allocate capital by line of business since, in equilibrium, it is the overall default risk of the insurer that will reflect in the price of insurance.
a) each line of business must employ at least 50 employees;
The threshold for determining a "substantial-service employee" may be reduced to 50% of the employee's services both for purposes of assigning the employee (as is currently permitted) and for testing "separateness" of the line of business (currently not permitted under the regulations).
Property insurance was once again the only line of business that increased in the fourth quarter by 6.
The employer is considered to operate in more than one line of business if the employer offers for sale to customers property in more than one two-digit code classification referred to in the ESIC Manual.