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Safe Working Near Water

Description

A classroom-based course, that looks at the hazards and risk associated with inland (lakes, canals, rivers) and coastal water. It looks at basic control measures and safe working practices that can be introduced, including types of PPE and their use. The SWNW course is designed for industry, civil engineering, and other workers near water.

The comparable course for those supporting rescue teams is Water and Flood Awareness (AW).

 

Course content includes:

  • Training standards
  • Hydrology and water hazards
  • Personal equipment
  • Rescue equipment considerations
  • Pre-planning
  • Risk assessments
  • Incident size-up considerations
  • Site control
  • Medical and decontamination
  • considerations
  • Considerations for night/poor visibility
  • operations
  • Mud, ice and unstable surface
  • considerations
  • Communications
  • Accidental immersion considerations
  • Receiving a throwbag

 

 

Course Code

TWSW1

Price

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Course Ratio

12 : 1

Duration

Half Day


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